Dalhousie University

Computer Science (BCS)

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Computer Science
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:Become a creator of new technologies and gain a deep understanding of the theory, design and application of computer science by exploring a wide range of areas including software development, algorithms, networking and graphics. You’ll not only become a strong programmer, but will master the skills needed to shape how we'll use computers and interact with each other in the future. If you thrive in a smaller campus environment, consider doing the first year of your degree on our Truro campus. After completing your first year, you will move to the Halifax campus to complete the final three years of your degree.
In this program, you’ll gain the foundational knowledge to create new and innovative technologies. Courses in software development, algorithms, networking, cloud and web computing, databases, graphics, machine learning and user interface design allow students to develop areas of specialized expertise.

URL:Computer Science (BCS) at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,487

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


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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.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 

Applicants are required to have English 12, Pre-Calculus Mathematics 12, and three additional academic subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237]
Application Notes : To view all English Language Proficiency tests, visit: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international-students/admission-requirements/english-requirements.html

* 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 July 12, 2022