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CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  46056Enrollment

Graduate Diploma (Computer Science)

 1 year
 31 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies, Concordia University

$ 13,601 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Concordia University offers a Graduate Diploma in Computer Science program with a duration of 1 year.
  • 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.
  • This program is offered to university graduates from diverse backgrounds who wish to obtain expertise in computer science fundamentals.
  • Upon completion of the diploma, those who wish to pursue their studies may apply for admission to the 45-credit master's program in Computer Science.
  • Students have access to a wide range of laboratories that encompass database and information systems, distributed systems, computer networks, 3D graphics, computational mathematics, pattern recognition and machine rough, computational linguistics, fungal genomics, and usability testing.
  • The department also allows extensive use of the university’s central computing systems.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:16.
  • The average salary goes up to 54,000 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration1 year
Total Credits31
Fees$ 14,167 for 1 year or 31 Credits Program
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-diploma.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a bachelor’s degree with above-average standing and must have completed Programming and Problem Solving or equivalent courses in an object-oriented language such as C++ or Java.
  • Applicants deficient in mathematics or English are required to make up their deficiencies before they can be considered for admission.
  • 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: 

  • Students must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall GPA of 3.00/4.30 or the equivalent.
  • Minimum 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.


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


Scores Required

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

50 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$13601
Health insurance$154
Others$412
Total fees$14167

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
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 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.
  • 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.

Career and Placement after Course

Computer Programmers


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