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    Algoma University - [AlgomaU], Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario - Programs And Fees

    Sault Ste. Marie, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1965established year
    1150enrollment
    8.0/10

    Certificate (Computing)

    1 year
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    $6,857 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • University undergraduate degree with a minimum of 70% or (B) overall average.
    • A minimum grade of 60% is required introductory courses and a 60% overall average in all courses required for the certificate.
    • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
    • Students completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 3.00 or 60% in the final years of the program.

    Program Description

    • Certificate in Computing at Algoma University allows students to complete this course in 1 year.
    • Students need to complete 30 credits successfully to graduate from this program.
    • This Department offers M.Sc and Grad Cert programs that attract students from all over the world.
    • The students to faculty ratio for this program is 19:1.
    • The Average internship salary of the student is 30,750 USD.
    • Computing Science is one of the top degrees for careers in North America. On top of Computer Science, the Queen's School of Computing is home to diverse areas of study such as software design, game development, biomedical computing, cognitive science, computing and mathematics, and computing and the creative arts.
    • Offering an exciting learning experience in this ever-changing field, by fostering interaction across disciplines, Computing prepares the student for countless careers and graduate degrees. 
    • The outstanding professors are both internationally recognized experts and committed educators who take pride in giving the student the skills and theoretical knowledge that need to excel as a computer scientist.
    • This degree can take a student's career in many directions. Many students choose to continue their academic inquiry with a Master’s. Students are equipped with a strong foundation for careers in:
      • Art Galleries and Museums
      • Art Software Development
      • Banking
      • Biotechnician
      • Commerce
      • Computer Programmer

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedCertificate
    Duration1 year
    Fees7612 for 1 year
    Delivery Typefull time
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    Program URLhttps://www.algomau.ca/academics/certificates/

    Required Document List

    Followings are the required document:

    • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
    • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.

    Application Deadline

    Applications are accepted throughout the year.


    Scores Required

    79 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    63 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    Year/HeadYear 1
    Tuition Fees$6857
    UHIP$510
    Others$245
    Total Fees$7612

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Algoma Dormitory$4357
    Meal Plan (Regular)$2452

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation ScholarshipVariableYesAug 30, 2020

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
    • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
    • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
    • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
    • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • Students can work up to 15 hours per week, and a variety of jobs are posted each year on or near campus. 
    • Students can only work in one position at a time.
    • The application process runs for one month however early applications are encouraged as jobs fill fast.

    International students working off-campus:

    • International students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a work permit under the Off-Campus Work Permit:
      • Students must have a valid study permit.
      • Students must have studied full-time at Algoma University for at least six months of the last 12 months before apply.
      • Students must maintain satisfactory academic standing (as defined by Algoma University), and
      • Must be enrolled in an academic program of study (not including SPELL).
    • Students who hold a valid OCWP are permitted to work off-campus for a maximum of 20 hours a week during study periods and 40 hours a week during non-study periods.

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