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UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN - [USASK], SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN - PROGRAMS

Saskatoon, SaskatchewanLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1907Established Year
  22400Enrollment

Certificate (Computing)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Program Description

  • The University of Saskatchewan offers a Certificate in Computing with a duration of 2 years program.
  • This course is offered on a full-time and part-time basis also.
  • This program is provided both on-campus and off-campus.
  • Through this program, students will learn many practical day-to-day programming and software development skills that will benefit them in their own problem-solving and technical abilities.
  • Students will better understand the technology used in most workplaces and have tools that will allow to be more creative and productive in almost any area of employment.
  • This program is offered by the University of Saskatchewan's College of Arts and Science. 
  • Student can take the following featured classes while pursuing this program:
    • Programming Principles and Practice
    • Intermediate Software Engineering
    • Information Visualization
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program are 1:17.
  • At the University of Saskatchewan, there are more than 25000 students that have come from over 130 countries.
  • This university offers more than 130 programs, it has 13 colleges, 6 affiliated colleges, and three graduate schools under it.
  • They offer multiple scholarships, around $13 million are provided for scholarships, bursaries, and awards.
  • It ranked at #401 by the survey reports of Times World University Ranking, 2020 in the world, and 16-18 in Canada.
  • The university comprises of 3 campuses spread in the area of 2,425 acres across the regions of Saskatoon, Regina, and Prince Albert.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration2 years
Fees$ 6,438 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jul 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://admissions.usask.ca/computing.php

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Required grade 12 classes and a minimum grade of 70% is required in each of these courses:
    • Foundations of Mathematics 30 or
    • Pre-Calculus 30
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Admission is offered on an ongoing basis until all seats are filled. 
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The students must have completed 10th and intermediate i.e 12th grade which has the minimum with 60% marks.
  • The minimum qualification required to attend this program is a higher secondary school certificate.


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
  • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jul 01

Winter
Sep 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees(per class)$1384$1384
Books fees$1125$1125
Other fees$710$710
Total fees$3219$3219

University Fee will be taken according to their delivery classes, $1845 CAD per class.

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room$ 6,624
Food$ 480

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #301/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

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

  • On-campus working options are available for full-time students.
  • In case, an institution has campuses in different cities, students must not work on the campus where they are enrolled full-time.
  • Working as a teaching or research assistant at a library, hospital, or research facility affiliated with the institution is also an option for students
  • An International student with a valid student visa is eligible to work off-campus while completing studies.

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