The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Integrated Computer Science

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Computer and Information Sciences, General
Description:The Bachelor of Computer Science (Integrated Computer Science) program, or BCS (ICS), is a 20-month second degree program. It is designed for university graduates interested in making a career transition into information technology or interested in combining their own field with computer science.
URL:Integrated Computer Science at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:20 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $40,765

Admission Requirements


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

  •   English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics 

Candidates for admission must have completed a recognized bachelor's degree in a field that does not overlap with computer science. The following high school and university-level courses are required (BC high school and UBC courses are listed; the equivalents from any recognized high school or post-secondary institution will be accepted):

1. BC Principles of Mathematics 12, or Pre-calculus 12

2. English, 3 credits (any one of ENGL 110, 111, 112, 120, 121)

3. a computer literacy course or equivalent experience

Additional Admission Requirements:
    A co-operative education option is also available for this degree. Since this is a special second degree program, the co-op option requires a minimum of two work terms. To graduate in the co-op option, students are required to complete CPSC 298 and 299 work terms in addition to the normal academic requirements. Normally, the two work placements are scheduled after the completion of the first academic year. A complete schedule and additional information on the program can be obtained from Computer Science.

    * 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 14, 2020

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