Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)
Offered by College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan
International Student Tution
- The University of Saskatchewan offers MSc in Computer Science for a duration of 2 years (4 terms).
- This course is offered on a full-time basis.
- The program consists of two options: thesis and project option for a minimum of 30 units.
- This program is ideally suited to students wishing to become senior professionals in the technology industry or to those seeking to prepare for a career in scientific research.
- Graduates of this program often become senior programmers or project leaders at companies that develop commercial software or game design studios.
- All applicants to a computer science graduate program are automatically considered for financial support and MSc students are normally funded at the rate of $20,000/yr for at least two years.
- The faculty and student ratio for this program are 1:17.
- The average salary goes up to 62,105 after completing this program.
- 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 $13 million are provided for scholarships, bursaries, and awards.
- It ranked at #401 by the survey reports of Times World University Ranking, 2020 in the world, and 16-18 in Canada.
- The university comprises of 3 campuses spread in the area of 2,425 acres across the regions of Saskatoon, Regina, and Prince Albert.
|Degree Type Offered|| Master |
|Fees||$ 11,144 for 2 years or 60 Credits Program|
|Delivery Type||Full Time|
|Admission Intake|| Winter (Deadline - Jan 15)|
|Language Proficiency|| IELTS,TOEFL|
|Offered by|| College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan |
Eligibility & Entry Requirement
- Applicants have a cumulative weighted average of at least 70% in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units).
- A four-year honors degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study.
- Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
- Students need to submit the result of the GRE exam score, the minimum score should be 309 out of 340.
- Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this 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.
- Completed a master’s degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
Required Document List
Required Documents are:
- Three academic or professional references: Three Letters of recommendation (completed via an online application process, no need to send to CGPS from the issuing institution)
- CV/Resume: Resume/CV should be a one or two page concise summary of skills, experience, and education.
- Offer Letter: Students must submit have an offer letter.
- 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.
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Fees & Funding
Tution & Application Fees
|Year||Year 1||Year 2|
|Head||Avg Cost Per Year|
|Room and board||$ 6,624|
Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020
Ranked #301/ 500
Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]
Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids
|Name||Amount||International Students Eligible||Application 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 |
VISA & Work Study
- 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.
- 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.