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    UBC M.Sc Computer Science Fees, Eligibility, Admission & Deadlines

    Vancouver, British ColumbiaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1908established year
    55887enrollment
    Public
    7.5/10

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)

    2 years
    42 Credits
    full time
    English
    On Campus
    Course & Thesis Based
    Ranked #37 out of 1200 by THE Global Ranking 2022

    CA$6.9 L/Yr

    CA$693,389 /Yr
    • The Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science program at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is a duration of 2-years.
    • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
    • Major Components of the program are:
      • Algorithm design and analysis
      • Artificial intelligence
      • Databases
      • Data analytics
      • Data science
    • The program consists of two options: Thesis or project option.
    • University provides an option of internship, which students can take during their last year.
    • Students choosing the thesis option should complete 18 credits of coursework and a 12-credit MSc thesis.
    • Similarly, students choosing the project option must take 24 credits of coursework and a 6-credit MSc project.
    • The University of British Columbia (UBC) ranked as the top university in Canada for computer science.
    • The Student to faculty ratio of this program is 22:1.
    • The admission rate of this program in this university is 52.4%.
    • The Careers to follow after graduation are Information systems analysts and consultants, Database analysts and data administrators, Computer and information systems managers.., etc.
    • The average salary goes up to 68,600 USD after completing this program.

    Important Dates

    Event End Date
    fall Jan 10, 2022
    winter Jun 1, 2022

    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition FeesCA$7284CA$7284
    Total FeesCA$7284CA$7284

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic eligibility:

    • Students require a four-year BSc in computer science or a related field for this program. 
    • Students must have 76% or better marks in the third and fourth years of their undergraduate degree.
    • Students must have a minimum of 12 credits in their Field of Study in the Third and Fourth year with 80% Marks.
    • Students whose official language is not English are required to submit IELTS, TOEFL scores.

    Indian student requirements:

    • A four-year bachelor's degree or a master's degree.
    • The bachelor’s degree with 65% marks or 8 on a 10-point scale.
    • Students required a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Forestry or Medicine.

    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    90 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    310 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

    Ranking

    20202019
    QS World University logo
    Computer Science and Engineering #25 out of 600 in Global Ranking

    Academy Ranking of World Universities logo
    Computer Science and Engineering #51 out of 500 in Global Ranking

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    HousingCA$12375


    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
    • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
    • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days let the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
    • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
    • Student Visa Process:
      • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees, and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
      • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
      • Prepare all the documents required for applications
      • Purchase GIC
      • Apply for the applications
      • Undertake the medical exams
      • Schedule biometric appointments and interviews.

    Work Study

    • Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks as per work-study norms.
    • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, they will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
    • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
    • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

    Career and Placement after Course

    The careers to follow after graduation:

    • Information systems analysts and consultants
    • Database analyst and data administrators
    • Computer programmers and interactive media developers
    • Web designers and developers
    • Computer and information systems managers.., etc


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship ProgramCA$150YesN/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarshipCA$1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Aga khan Foundation ScholarshipsVariableYesMar 31, 2020
    Debesh Kamal ScholarshipCA$1385YesApr 30, 2020

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