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UNIVERSITY OF REGINA - [UOFR], REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN - PROGRAMS

Regina, SaskatchewanLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1911Established Year
  15276Enrollment

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

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Regina

$ 3,949 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The University of Regina offers MSc in Computer Science with a duration of 2 years (4 terms) program.
  • This program is offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program contains four options: course work, thesis, co-op, or project option.
  • The MSc in Computer Science program focuses on the following areas of research:
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Databases and Information Retrieval
    • Graphics, Image and Audio Processing
    • Multimedia, and Software Engineering.
    • Cyber Security 
    • Blockchain
    • Big Data.
  • Students are enrolled in a Co-op route in their program of study and receive a letter from the Co-op office.
  • Students can go for an internship during their last year of study.
  • The student to faculty ratio for the computer science program is 20:1.
  • This course is accredited by CIPSAC (Canadian Information Processing Society).
  • Students may complete a Master's thesis route by undertaking 15 credits of coursework as well as 15 credits of thesis research together with the thesis defense.
  • Students opting for the project route are required to complete  21 credits of coursework, 9 credits of professionally oriented project research, and project defense with 7 courses.
  • Students may complete a Master's co-op route by undertaking 21 credits of coursework, 12 credits of project research, and 3 credits of co-op education placement project report, presentation, and defense.
  • Placements/Job opportunities after MSc Computing Science are  Network Administrator, Database Administrator, Software Programmer, QA Tester, etc.
  • The average salary goes up to 49,500 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 12,382 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Regina
Program Urlhttps://www.uregina.ca/gradstudies/future-students/programs/comp-sci.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have a graduating average of at least 70 percent from a four-year bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in computer science programs are software security, data security, agent-oriented software engineering, software reuse, Software Engineering, and Web Intelligence.
  • GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 (B grade).
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and GRE to get admission in this program.

Others:

Students without related academic experience or work experience are encouraged to apply for the computer science program. Student needs to complete the following courses:

    • Electronic Systems Engineering
    • Database
    • Algorithms

    Indian Student Eligibility

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

    • Students have to complete a four-year undergraduate degree in a relevant field.
    • Students with a marginally lower four-year average may be accepted if their performance in the last two complete years is significantly higher (75% or more).
    • 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.


    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
    • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Two 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.
    • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


    Application Deadline

    Fall
    Mar 15

    Winter
    Jul 15

    Spring
    Nov 15


    Scores Required

    70 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    59 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE

    328 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition fees$3949$3949
    Others$2242$2242
    Total fees$6191$6191

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room and board$ 4,803
    Food$ 1,329

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

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

    VISA

    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
    • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
    • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
    • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
    • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • 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

    • Students can find employment on-campus or off-campus while studying at the University of Regina is a great way to get valuable work experience, gain skills to help them find jobs after their graduation, develop connections and relationships, and help their financial situation.
    • Students can work up to 20 hours per week. Working more than 20 hours per week is a violation of their study permit conditions.
    • Student visa holders in Canada may gain work experience by working off-campus while completing their studies.

    Career and Placement after Course

    The followings are the career/Job opportunities after MSc in computer science:

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



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