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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

$ 14,764 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Master of Computer Science at York University is offered as a 2-year or 5-term teaching program.
  • This course is offered as both full-time (5 terms) and part-time (10 terms) basis.
  • This program consists of coursework and research, end up in the presentation of a thesis.
  • The program also offers a specialization in Artificial Intelligence. Note that this specialization is a project-based, non-funded program aimed to prepare students to apply AI methods in the workplace.
  • Specializations include Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Security, Computer Vision, Data Science, Human-Centered Computing, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Theory of Computation.
  • Candidates for the M.Sc. degree must complete five graduate three-credit courses and successfully defend a Master’s thesis if they wish to follow the Thesis Option or seven graduate three-credit courses and a project if they prefer the Project Option.
  • This Course offers internship opportunities for students interested in an industrial career but also prepares students for a doctoral degree program.
  • With 63 research faculty and over 200 graduate students and research staff, graduate programs foster a dynamic research environment.
  • The student to the teacher for this particular course is 4:1, which helps increase interaction between professors and students.
  • Students may have job opportunities as Software Developers, Web Developers, etc with an average salary of around 45,000 USD per year.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 35,148 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Dec 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://futurestudents.yorku.ca/graduate/programs/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must be qualified with a Bachelor-honors degree in Computer Science or related field from a recognized institution.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Security, Computer Vision, Data Science, Human-Centered Computing, and computer information systems.
  • In addition, those admitted must have completed the equivalent of a senior-level course in the area of theoretical computer science.
  • Minimum grade point ‘B+’ (75% – 79%) is required to enroll in this program.

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • Applicants with 3-year degrees may be considered for admission with one year of work experience
  • Students do not require any kind of work expperience for this program.

Others:

  • Immigration regulations are legislated by the Federal Government of Canada and are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • All costs associated with program requirements are the responsibility of the student.
  • It is recommended that each student have access to a personal computer or laptop.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a 3-year UG degree with a first-class from a NAAC-accredited institution.

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

Submission of GRE scores is compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum 309 for better a chance of admission.

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: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counsellors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Proof that students have enough money to support themselves during their stay in Canada.
  • Letters of reference or any other documents the visa office tell students to bring.


Application Deadline

Fall
Dec 15


Scores Required

91 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

309 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$14764$14764
Health insurance$650$650
Books fees$2250$2250
Total fees$17574$17574

Living Costs

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

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #301/ 600

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • A Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Student VISA 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

Eligibility:

  • 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.

Restrictions:

  • 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

The opportunities available after completing this program are: 

  • Application Architect
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Data Architect
  • UX Designer
  • Mobile Application Developer



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