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Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Science)

 3 years
 full time
 on campus

$ 20,667 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at York University is offered as a 3-year teaching program.
  • This course is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
  • This Computer Science program is offered as BA and BSc degrees.
  • In the BA program, students will complement studies with courses from the Liberal Arts (e.g., humanities, social sciences).
  • In this BSc program, the complementary courses will be in the sciences (e.g., biology, chemistry, physics).
  • Students may also choose one of the three International Honours degrees – iBA, iBSc or the Dual Specialized degree.
  •  In the iBA or iBSc degree, students will add a study abroad component to learning, with culture and language courses of exchange destination.
  • The International Dual degree leads to two degrees, one from York and one from the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University in Germany while completion of the undergraduate thesis at the University of Crete in Greece!
  • Some courses students will take 
    • Data Structures
    • Software Design
    • Database Systems
    • Data Mining
    • User Interfaces
  • After the second year, the co-op program can provide students with valuable experience, giving students an early start with the career.
  • Students have many job opportunities as follows:
    • Software Engineer
    • Computer Programmers,
    • Video Game Programmers,
    • Building E-Commerce Systems, etc., with an average salary of around 30,000 USD per year.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Fees$ 69,006 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • In Grade 12, Students with a minimum overall average of 60% is required to be considered.
  • Grade 12 chemistry or Grade 12 physics are the compulsory subjects
  • Students must have Grade 12 math (Minimum math result of 55%). Grade 12 Predicted Grades.
  • The student should be ready to submit the Grade 10 Certificate and Grade 11 Final Transcript.
  • To be considered for this program, a minimum of 70 average in Grade 12 is required. 

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Academic Documents
  • Sample of written work
  • Statement of Interest
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation.

Application Deadline

Mar 01

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Feb 15

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$20677$20677$20677
Health insurance$1125$1125$1125
Books fees$1200$1200$1200
Total fees$23002$23002$23002

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,441
Food$ 3,750
Personal expenses$ 1,875


Academy Ranking of World Universities 2019

Ranked #201/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study


  • A Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

Work Study


  • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
  • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.


  • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
  • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
  • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

Salary Rate:

  • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
  • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
  • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
  • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

Career and Placement after Course

  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Programmers
  • Video Game Programmers
  • Building E-Commerce Systems
  • Communication Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence and Logic Programming

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