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UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (OKANAGAN), KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Kelowna, British ColumbiaLOCATION
CampusSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1963Established Year
  9935Enrollment
University of British ColumbiaParent College

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

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course & Thesis Based

$ 6,582 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Exam University of British Columbia offers MSc in Computing Science with a duration of 2 years.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • Major Components of the program are:
    • Algorithm design and analysis
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Databases
    • Data analytics
    • Data science
  • The program consists of two options: Thesis or project option
  • University provides an option of internship, which students can take during their last year.
  • Students are provided with opportunities to supplement their academic learning with co-op and study/work abroad.
  • Students choosing the thesis option should complete at 18 credits of coursework and 12-credit MSc thesis.
  • Similarly, students choosing the project option must take 24 credits of coursework and 6-credit MSc project.
  • School of Computing Science at University of British Columbia ranks 1st according to MacLean’s 2020 in canada.
  • The Student to faculty ratio of this program is 22:1.
  • The admission rate of this program in this university is 52.4%.
  • The Careers to follow after graduation are Information systems analysts and consultants, Database analyst and data administrators, Computer and information systems managers.., etc.
  • The average salary goes up to 68,600 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 13,512 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://cmps.ok.ubc.ca/graduate/computer-science/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic eligibility:

  • A bachelor’s degree of 4 years duration. 
  • Students must have 76% or Better marks in the third and fourth years of their undergraduate degree.
  • Students must have a minimum of 12 credits in their Field of Study in the Third and Fourth year with 80% Marks.

Exam requirments:

  • GRE is not required but the scores are considered.
  • TOEFL or IELTS is mandatory for the students whose official language is not English.

Indian student requirments:

  • A four-year Bachelor's Degree or a Master's degree.
  • The bachelor’s degree with 65% marks or 8 on a 10-point scale.
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Forestry or Medicine, Bachelor's degree.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 31

Winter
Jun 01


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fee$6582$6582
Health insurance$174$174
Total fee$6756$6756

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 8,100

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
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
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
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • 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.
  • Student Visa Process:
    • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
    • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
    • Prepare all the documents required for applications
    • Purchase GIC
    • Apply for the applications
    • Undertake the medical exams
    • Schedule biometric appointment and interview.

Work Study

  • Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, they will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

Career and Placement after Course

The careers to follow after graduation:

  • Information systems analysts and consultants
  • Database analyst and data administrators
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  • Web designers and developers
  • Computer and information systems managers.., etc




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