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CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  46056Enrollment

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

 3 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies, Concordia University

$ 11,722 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Concordia University offers a Ph.D. in Computer Science program with a duration of 3 years.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis and part-time studies are not available for this program.
  • This program is provided both on-campus and off-campus.
  • The Ph.D. in Computer Science program leads to the highest degree offered by the Faculty and is designed to provide students an opportunity to obtain the greatest possible expertise in their chosen field through intensive research.
  • Through this program, students will advancement of analytical or experimental knowledge through a combination of specialized courses, and a research thesis under the supervision of an experienced researcher.
  • The objective of this program is to educate highly qualified researchers required for the expansion of fundamental knowledge and technological innovation through research and development.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:16.
  • The average salary goes up to 19,258 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration3 years
Fees$ 36,864 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jun 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies, Concordia University
Program Urlhttp://www.concordia.ca/academics/graduate/computer-science-phd.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants must hold a master’s degree or equivalent with high standing in engineering or computer science, or in a cognate discipline.
  • Holder of a bachelor’s degree will be considered for admission to a master’s program only.
  • The Gina Cody School (GCS) may require applicants to write the Engineering Writing Test (EWT) as a condition of admission to all graduate programs in Engineering and Computer Science.
  • 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 must have a master's degree in their final two years or equivalent, from an accredited university.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Transcripts - Student required post-secondary transcripts from all previous educational institutions,
  • 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 and they required three letters of reference.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • ELP Scores - Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jun 01

Winter
Oct 01

Summer
Feb 01


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

61 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$11722$11722$11722
Health insurance$154$154$154
Others$412$412$412
Total fees$12288$12288$12288

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 5,040
Food$ 3,712
Transportation$ 673

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #201/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Variable Yes 03 Jan, 2021
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
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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.
  • They must have a study permit 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 Study Permit.
  • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • A Student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The cost of the Student visa is 112 USD.
  • 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 1,500 USD.
    • Be registered at Concordia University 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 USD.

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