Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Computer Science

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Program Information

School:Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Faculty:Research and Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:Computer scientists are problem solvers. The study of computer science provides students with the ability to develop systems for many fields, using innovation and creativity. The knowledge students obtain is applied to many fields such as medicine, business, and forensics. Students at the Jodrey School of Computer Science acquire skills that are relevant, current, and in demand. These skills are gathered in a cutting-edge, nationally-accredited curriculum, as well as through relevant job experience supported by Acadia's co-op program and industry partners. Computing can be your main area of study or integrated with other disciplines such as Biology, Education, or Music. A degree in Computer Science allows a student to secure employment in an area of personal interest.
URL:Computer Science at Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Software EngineerComputer and Information Systems ManagersComputer ProgrammersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Candidates for admission to the graduate programs of Acadia University must possess an Honours degree, or a four-year Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from an approved university. Students who require more than three undergraduate makeup courses will not be admitted.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Two reference letters (downloadable forms are available at and one official transcript from every post-secondary institution attended are required. Applicants must also complete a Departmental Information Form. For all international applicants, a copy of passport (only page 1 and 2) is required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 13, 2016