University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Computer Science
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor offers graduate study in a friendly, culturally diverse environment, with more than 19 faculty members and 8 staff members ready to provide you with the most advanced education for your future career. We are a dynamic department with strong ties to industry, including a computing business incubator, which contributes significantly to both the research and training of high quality professionals.

The thesis-based Master of Science in Computer Science program provides students with skills and knowledge necessary to pursue doctoral studies or a professional career in the rapidly changing computing and technology fields. This is done through course work in specialized areas of computing technology, applications, and theory, as well as participation in research-oriented seminars, and culminating in an original research thesis. Students completing the MSc program are prepared to take on leadership roles in industry, or continue to deepen their expertise through the pursuit of a PhD in Computer Science.

Students pursuing the thesis-based Master of Science in Computer Science program may optionally elect to seek employment through Co-operative education.These students may undertake a four-month or eight-month work placement and are anticipated to gain practical knowledge of the state-of-the-art technologies of software development by working in software companies in Canada and abroad. Some examples of companies hiring our MSc Co-op students include IBM, Blackberry, among other top high-tech companies.
URL:Computer Science at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $7,550

Costs represent base tuition costs per term for 2019-20.
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Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Application Notes : All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission. Minimum IELTS: 6.5, with no individual band score below 6.0 and no more than one band score of 6.0. Minimum TOEFL: IBT-92 (a minimum of 23 in each band). Minimum Pearson: 65
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
In order to be considered for admission to the Master of Science program in Computer Science, applicants must have completed a four-year degree or equivalent in Computer Science, with an academic standing equivalent to 70% or better in the final two years of study (full time equivalent). Applicants must submit a Research Statement Form (500 words or less) which indicates the name of a potential supervisor(s) and potential area of interest, a Resume or Curriculum Vitae, and two academic referee assessments.

* 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 February 05, 2020