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

Thunder Bay, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  8600Enrollment

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

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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 Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 73,656 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,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

Fall
Mar 01

Winter
Nov 02


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)$ 10,950
Housing (townhouse)$ 7,560

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
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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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