University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Computer Science

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Graduate Programs
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:Students who wish to pursue studies in computer science leading to the degree of Master of Computer Science (MCS) or Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (PhD) can do so in joint programs offered by the School of Information Technology and Engineering at the University of Ottawa and the School of Computer Science at Carleton University under the auspices of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Computer Science. The Institute is responsible for supervising these programs and for providing a framework for interaction between the universities in graduate computer science education. In addition to the faculty members from the two computer science programs, the Institute also has members with computer science expertise from other departments. Requests for information and application forms should be sent to the graduate secretaries handling the admission process (Contact OCICS).
URL:Computer Science at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Software EngineerVideo Game Programmers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 79
Prerequisites:*

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

    A master's degree in Computer Science (with thesis or equivalent in terms of scholarly publications) with at least a "B+" (75-79%) average is normally required for admission into the PhD program. Students who are currently registered in the master's program may, in exceptional cases, be permitted to transfer into the PhD program if they have completed all course requirements with at least a "A-" (80-84%) average and demonstrate significant promise for advanced research.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88-89]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Two letters of recommendation, letter of Intent outlining your career goals and proposed research area and official transcripts of all universities attended are 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 18, 2018