Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Computer Science (GrDip)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:The Diploma in Computer Science is offered to qualified university graduates from diverse backgrounds who wish to obtain expertise in computer science fundamentals. Graduates of the Diploma program will obtain qualifications similar to those of graduates of the Bachelor of/Baccalaureate in Computer Science program. Upon completion of the diploma, those with superior academic records who wish to pursue their studies may apply for admission to a 45-credit Master's program in Computer Science.

Graduate students in computer science and software engineering have access to a wide range of laboratory and computing facilities. There are laboratories for database and information systems, software engineering, distributed systems, computer networks, 3D graphics, computational mathematics and visualization, pattern recognition and machine intelligence, computational linguistics, fungal genomics and usability testing, and projects. The department also makes extensive use of the university’s central computing systems.
URL:Computer Science (GrDip) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,072
Careers:Computer Programmers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    To be considered for admission, applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree with above-average standing, and must have completed COMP 5481 Programming and Problem Solving or equivalent courses in C++ prior to entry into the diploma program.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

    * 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 November 25, 2021

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