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UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - [UOFT], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1827Established Year
  88766Enrollment

Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D] (Computer Science)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course & Thesis Based

Offered by     School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

$ 6,364 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The University of Toronto offers a Ph.D. in Computer Science for a duration of 5 years.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
  • The Ph.D. degree program is designed for students seeking to be trained as a researcher capable of creating original, internationally recognized research in computer science.
  • Research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member will constitute a significant and original contribution to computer science.
  • Faculty in the Department of Computer Science are interested in a wide range of subjects related to:
    • computing, including programming languages and methodology 
    • software engineering 
    • operating systems 
    • numerical analysis and scientific computing 
    • financial computation 
    • data structures 
    • algorithm design and analysis 
    • computational complexity, and etc.
  • The Department of Computer Science​ also offers ​the MASc in Applied Computing​.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:19.
  • This is a limited enrolment program that can only accommodate a certain number of students. 
  • Students admitted to the program after the second or third year will be required to pay retroactive deregulated program fees.
  • The average salary goes up to 26,486 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration4 years
Fees$ 31,856 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Nov 29)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Offered by School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
Program Urlhttps://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/programs/computer-science/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).
  • An appropriate bachelor's degree with a standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto B+.
  • Successful completion of an appropriate master's degree with a standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto B+.
  •  Completion of 2.0 graduate full-course equivalents (FCEs) in computer science.
  • All applicants are required to present a senior level/Grade 12 English course for admission consideration.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE.

English-Language Proficiency Eligibility:

Successful completion of one of the following is sufficient to demonstrate English-language proficiency:

  • At least one or two years of study in English at a recognized university/college.
  • A one-year post-graduate certificate at a recognized college in English.

Transfer Credits:

  • The CGPA must meet the cut off in a minimum of 4.0 credits taken at the University of Toronto.
  • The combined CGPA of all courses taken at another institution plus the University of Toronto courses must meet the minimum cut off for the year in which student is applying.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Nov 29


Scores Required

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

309 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$6364$6364$6364$6364
Health insurance$477$477$477$477
Others$1123$1123$1123$1123
Total fees$7964$7964$7964$7964

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 3,710
Food$ 2,775
Transportation$ 980

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #9/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Trillium Scholarship $28,961 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Variable Yes 03 Jan, 2021
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • An immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • They 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.
  • A 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 student VISA:
    • 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

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least $2,000
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

Career and Placement after Course

  • Software Engineer
  • Video Game Programmers


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