Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)
Field of Study
Offered by University of New Brunswick (Saint John)
International Student Tution
Eligibility & Entry Requirement
- 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.
- 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.
|Degree Type Offered||Master|
|Fees||22552 for 16-24 month|
|Delivery Type||full time|
|Admission Intake||fall (Deadline - Mar 1)|
|Offered By||University of New Brunswick (Saint John)|
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.
|fall||Mar 1, 2020|
Fees & Funding
Tution & Application Fees
|Year||Year 1||Year 2|
|Book and Supplies||$1500||$1500|
|International Differential Fees||$4095||$4095|
|Head||Avg Cost Per Year|
|Room and Board||$5475|
Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids
|Name||Amount||International Students Eligible||Application Deadline|
|Aga khan Foundation Scholarships||Variable||Yes||Mar 31, 2021|
|ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarships||$4000||Yes||N/A|
|Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020||Variable||Yes||N/A|
|Adobe Women in Technology Scholarship||Variable||Yes||N/A|
VISA & Work Study
- 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 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