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    LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY - [LU], THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Thunder Bay, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1965established year
    8600enrollment
    7.6/10

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

    4 years
    full time
    English
    honours, co-op & on-campus

    $ 17,560 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Program Description

    • B.Sc computer science at Lakehead University allows students to complete this course in 4 years.
    • Computer science program plays a leading role in modern society, shaping the abilities of the future.
    • The student to faculty ratio for this program is 15:1.
    • Students in this program are required to take at least five FCE (full-course equivalent) outside the Departments of Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences.
    • There are two focus areas in this program:
      • Business Focus
      • Science Focus.
    • Students completing the Busines Focus program requirements and wishing to qualify for the Entrepreneurship Certificate in the Faculty of Business Administration must, instead of Business computing take as an elective a course from the following list: Management Information system, Business Intelligence, Project management, and Information technology project or an alternate approved by the Faculty of Business Administration.
    • In the Science focus, at least one FCE (full-course equivalent) elective from Mathematical and natural resources must be at the second-year level or higher.
    • The application of computer science offers innovative approaches to new challenges.
    • Students have the career/job opportunities after the program are Health Informatics Specialist, Web Developer, Webmaster, Computer Network Specialist, Game Developer, Information Specialist, Security Specialist, Mobile Application Developer.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees$ 73656 for 4 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Mar 1)
    Admission Intakewinter (Deadline - Nov 2)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    ExamsSAT
    Program URLhttps://www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/undergraduate-programs/computer-science/node/1110#introduction

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
    • Program-specific prerequisite courses: 
      • English
      • Math
    • one course from:
      • Computer Science
      • Math
      • Physics
    • Students must have an equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average.

    Indian Student Eligibility: 

    Students need to submit one of the following certificates:

    • State Higher Secondary Certificate awarded by a State Board of Higher Secondary Education.
    • India and Delhi Senior School Certificate awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
    • Indian School Certificate awarded by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations.

    Students need to submit the following score or mark sheet:

    • X level exam scores,
    • XI level final mark sheet, and
    • Mid-year or predicated XII results.

    Required Document List

    Following are the required documents:

    Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original official transcripts.

    Reference letters: Students will choose letter representatives that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 


    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Mar 1, 2020
    winter Nov 2, 2020

    Scores Required

    85 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    60 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE

    1100 / 1600

    Avg. Score in

    SAT


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fee$17560$17560$17560$17560
    Others$854$854$854$854
    Total Fees$18414$18414$18414$18414

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing and Food (Residence Hall)$ 10950
    Housing (Townhouse)$ 7560

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Go Clean Scholarship$ 3500YesDec 31, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity ScholarshipsVariableYesFeb 19, 2021
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$ 150YesN/A
    Jared J. Davis Grant$ 1000YesN/A

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but students require a study permit.
    • International applicants who are applying for a student visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
    • The document required for the VISA Application:
      • Valid Passport
      • Proof of acceptance by a DLI (Designated Learning Institute),
      • Medical Report.
      • Proof of financial support.

    Work Study

    An international student is working up to 20 hours per week during the academic school year and up to 40 hours per week in the summer if students are not enrolled in classes.


    Career and Placement after Course

    Careers possible after this course are

    • Health Informatics Specialist
    • Web Developer
    • Webmaster
    • Computer Network Specialist
    • Game Developer
    • Information Specialist
    • Security Specialist
    • Mobile Application Developer


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