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    UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA - [uOttawa], OTTAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Ottawa, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1848established year
    41951enrollment
    7.6/10

    Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Science - Data Science)

    4 years
    120 Credits
    full time
    English
    honours & on-campus

    $ 59,295 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Program Description

    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Data Science is a 4-year program at the University of Ottawa.
    • This is an honors program that should be opted for with a Computer Science degree.
    • The Internship option is very helpful for the students.
    • This program is taught in English and French. So, students must opt for their language of Instruction.
    • This program teaches graduates how to use their creative and innovative talents to conceive, design, and implement software systems. 
    • Compulsory courses in this program are offered in English and French.
    • The honors curriculum comprises advanced topics in databases, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, security, distributed computing, and algorithm design, culminating in an honors project.
    • The international outlook explains the collaboration of international students, faculty, multicultural in a particular program. 
    • The International Outlook of this Program is 89.6%.
    • The student to teacher ratio is 12:1 which helps increase interaction between professors and students.
    • The Majority of the Classes have 20 Students which boosts Students Performance.
    • The salary of the graduates will be between 38,322 USD – 50,358 USD.
    • The employment rate of 2 years after graduation is 92.8%.
    • To apply for any scholarship a student must have at least 80% marks.
    • After completing this course, students will work as a:
      • Data scientist
      • Business intelligence analyst
      • Public policy development
      • Artificial intelligence

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Total Credits120
    Fees$ 243936 for 4 yearsor 120 Credits Program
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Apr 1)
    Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL,PTE
    Program URLhttps://catalogue.uottawa.ca/en/undergrad/honours-bsc-computer-science-data-science-option/

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must have a GPA of 1.7 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Completion of Higher secondary education with mathematics as courses in them.
    • The minimum marks required are 70% or marks equivalent to Grade B.

    Language Requirments:

    • The students must be able to understand and fluently speak the language of instruction (French or English) in the program. Proof of linguistic proficiency may be required at the time of admission.
    • The students whose official language is not English must submit the English Language Proficiency scores like IELTS or TOEFL.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The students must have completed 10th and intermediate i.e 12th grade which has mathematics courses with 70% marks.

    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the higher secondary education.
    • 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.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Apr 1, 2021

    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    86 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    60 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fees$59295$59295$59295$59295
    Others$1689$1689$1689$1689
    Total Fees$60984$60984$60984$60984

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 4420
    Meals$ 5350
    Living Expenses$ 2990

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Axol Science Scholarship$ 2000YesJul 1, 2020
    ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarships$ 4000YesN/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$ 1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation ScholarshipVariableYesAug 30, 2020

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are 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 113 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.

    Work Study

    The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:

    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD.
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD.

    The Applications are to be submitted on the university page for the future work term.

    • Spring/Summer term - March 14 to June 13
    • Fall term - August 1 to October 10
    • Winter term - December 1 to January 31

    Some jobs available on campus are:

    • Student ambassador
    • Student mentor
    • Research assistant
    • Assistant editor
    • Assistant fundraising officer
    • Theatre costume assistant

    Career and Placement after Course

    The roles the student can opt after graduation:

    • Business analyst, computer systems
    • Computer systems analyst
    • Data processing consultant
    • Informatics security analyst
    • Interactive media consultant
    • Management information analyst

    Reviews

    OP
    8.3 /10

    I wanted to study in Canada from a very young age due to better education. So I immediately applied online through online portal and paid $150 as application fee. Plus my bachelors score of 9.2 GPA were also taken into account by them to match the eligibility criteria.

    Course Curriculum :

    The curriculum combined the resources, diversity, and advanced program services of a Computer Science department with Information Technology applied courses in a modular program that allowed for substantial personal customization. Curriculum was deigned in such a way that it covered all the subjects and provided me intense knowledge.

    9 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular

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