These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
To be admitted, students must have completed a research (thesis) Master's degree program in Computer Science, or equivalent with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study from a university of recognized standing. In exceptional circumstances, a student may be admitted into the MCSc (Thesis) program with the possibility of transferring to the doctoral program within the first 15 months (subject to approval of the Graduate committee and the Faculty of Graduate Studies). Students with an honours Bachelor's degree and strong promise in research may be admitted into the post-Bachelor PhD program.
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]
|Application Notes : ||English is the language of study at Dalhousie; therefore all applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate their capacity to pursue a graduate-level program in English before admission. Dalhousie accepts a number of different English proficiency test scores: Internet-based TOEFL- 92; Written TOEFL - 580; Computer TOEFL - 237; MELAB - 85; IELTS - 7; CanTest - 4.5 (with no band score lower than 4.0); or CAEL 70 with no band score lower than 60. Alternatively, a prospective student may enroll in the ESL program with the Dalhousie College of Continuing Education and obtain a grade of at least A- on the final stage of that training. The language competency test may be waived if the applicant has completed a degree at a recognized university where the language of instruction is English. The claims must be verified by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Test scores are valid for two years from the date the test was written.
|Additional Admission Requirements:||Applicants are required to submit two academic reference letters, either through the electronic reference system in the online application or by paper. Please visit the website for complete details.