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MCGILL UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1821Established Year
  40493Enrollment

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

 1.5 years
 45 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 13,470 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • MSc computer science at McGill University allows students to complete this course in 1.5 years.
  • Students must have to complete 45 credits successfully.
  • This program is offered in coursework and research-based.
  • This program combines a strong course like programming languages, quantum computing, theory of computation component with a research thesis.
  • This program is designed for students with a strong interest in research in computer science who hold at least the equivalent of an undergraduate minor in CS.
  • This program combines a strong course component with a research thesis.
  • It is the usual (but not mandatory) entry point for students who wish to do a Ph.D., but is also the program of choice for students who want to find challenging and exciting jobs after their master's.
  • The students to faculty ratio for this program is 16:1.
  • The School of Computer Science at McGill University is one of the leading teaching and research centers for computer science in Canada. 
  • This program is designed for students with a strong interest in research in computer science.
  • The career/job opportunities after this program are Computer Hardware Engineer, Computer Network Architect, Database Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Computer System Analyst, Web Developer, etc.
  • The average salary after this program 82,500 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration1.5 years
Total Credits45
Fees$ 23,089 for 1.5 years or 45 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://www.mcgill.ca/study/2020-2021/faculties/science/graduate/programs/master-science-msc-comp...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a bachelor's degree with coursework in Computer Science.
  • GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The minimum requirements are an overall average of 60% in each year, as well as in all prerequisite subjects. Subjects must include mathematics, and two of biology, chemistry or physics in Class 11 and 12.
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 [B Grade]. 

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.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


Required Document List

Followings are the required document:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
  • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

300 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$13470$6735
Health insurance$871$871
Others$571$571
Total fees$14912$8177

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 9,789
Food$ 4,106

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #51/ 600

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 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
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian student visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Proof of Acceptance
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Financial Support

Work Study

  • Work while studying International students on the study visa are still able to work 20 hours/week. 
  • Students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week combined on-campus and off-campus work during an academic session and full-time during a regularly scheduled break.

Career and Placement after Course

Followings are the career/job opportunities after MSc Computer Science:

  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Web Developer



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