STUDY IN
canada

    University Of New Brunswick (Fredericton) - [UNB], Fredericton, NewBrunswick - Programs And Fees

    Fredericton, NewBrunswickLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1785established year
    8.4/10

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

    16-24 month
    full time
    English
    co-op & on-campus
    Course Based

    Offered by   University of New Brunswick (Saint John)

    $5,231 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students have to complete a master's degree in Computer Science (or related discipline such as Engineering or Science) from a recognized university.
    • Students have a computer Science background which includes software engineering, data structures, operating systems, algorithms, and computer architecture.
    • Students have a minimum GPA of B for the MCS by Coursework and normally a minimum of B+ for the MCS by thesis/report program.

    Indian Student Eligibility

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Or, completed a master's degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution.

    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.


    Program Description

    • University of New Brunswick (Fredericton) offers a Master of  Science in Computer Science for a duration of 16 to 24 months.
    • It is an on-campus, co-op program offered on a full-time basis.
    • At UNB students will enjoy learning from expert Computer Scientists in a long-standing program.
    • The Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) at the UNB’s Fredericton Campus was the first computer science faculty in Canada. 
    • Students enjoy working and collaborating with top faculty who are nationally and internationally renowned in their field.
    • Recently, the graduates have gone on to work at companies such as IBM, Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent, and Ernst & Young, as well as to careers in academia.
    • The research areas of the program are:
      • Artificial Intelligence
      • Bioinformatics and Computational Science
      • Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity
      • Data Management, Analytics, and Mining
      • Networking, Data Communications, and Wireless
      • Optimization and Algorithmics
      • Software Engineering
    • The department has 19 full-time research faculty on the Fredericton campus.
    • The Faculty has more than 20 laboratories, used for research and instruction in many areas of computer science, and also has one Research Centre: the IBM Centre for Advanced Studies – Atlantic, and one Institute: Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity.
    • The average salary of the program goes up to 53,000 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration16-24 month
    Fees22552 for 16-24 month
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Mar 1)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    ExamsGRE
    Offered ByUniversity of New Brunswick (Saint John)
    Program URLhttps://www.unb.ca/gradstudies/programs/computer-science.html

    Required Document List

    Following are the documents that must be submitted by students:

    • Curriculum Vitae (CV): A professional document that summarizes student's work history, education, skills, and work experience.
    • Transcript: A transcript is documentation of a student's permanent academic record, which usually means all courses taken, all grades received, all honors received, and degrees conferred to a student.
    • Statement of Interest: Student has to fill a description of research interests in the application form.
    • Three References: Employment references include past employers, co-workers, subordinates, or clients. Professional references are people who know you on a professional basis. Academic references are instructors and vocational counselors.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Mar 1, 2020

    Scores Required

    93 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    7 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    65 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE

    309 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition Fees$5231$5231
    Health Insurance$450$450
    Book and Supplies$1500$1500
    International Differential Fees$4095$4095
    Total Fees$11276$11276

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room and Board$5475
    Food$3750

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Aga khan Foundation ScholarshipsVariableYesMar 31, 2021
    ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarships$4000YesN/A
    Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020VariableYesN/A
    Adobe Women in Technology ScholarshipVariableYesN/A

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • A student visa or study permit is required to study in Canada.
    • 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.
    • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
      • Letter of Acceptance from the University
      • Proof of Financial Support
      • Medical Exam Certificate
      • National ID document
      • Valid Passport
      • Passport-style photograph of self

    Work Study

    Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with the post-secondary study. The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation. 

    • Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $14.04 per hour.
    • Graduate students in either a thesis-based or course-based program studying full-time may engage in additional employment for up to 520 hours annually, which translates to an average of 10-hours per week across the year. 
    • There is no restriction on work hours for part-time students. 
    • Generally, graduate students in a course-based program taking three or more courses are considered full-time.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Following are the Job opportunities for students are:

    • Network Administrator
    • Database Administrator
    • Software Programmer
    • QA Tester
    • Game Developer
    • Application Developer
    • Software Marketer
    • Technical Architect


    Similar Colleges

    Algoma University

    Algoma University

    Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
    B.Acc $ 14.63 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES
    Carleton University

    Carleton University

    Ottawa, Ontario
    B.Eng $ 29.85 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES
    Concordia University

    Concordia University

    Montreal, Quebec
    Bachelor $ 21.75 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES
    OCAD University

    OCAD University

    Toronto, Ontario
    M.Des $ 28.43 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES
    Saint Mary's University

    Saint Mary's University

    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    E.M.B.A $ 43.50 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES
    The King's University

    The King's University

    Edmonton, Alberta
    B.Sc $ 9.81 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES
    University Canada West

    University Canada West

    Vancouver, British Columbia
    M.B.A $ 14.22 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES
    University of Alberta

    University of Alberta

    Edmonton, Alberta
    Doctorate $ 66.95 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES
    University of Calgary

    University of Calgary

    Calgary, Alberta
    J.D/M.B.A $ 43.21 K
    VIEW ALL COURSES & FEES

    interested in this College ?

    Get free counselling
    Faculty, schools and campuses