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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #145 (WUR) Ottawa, Canada
Computer Science at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science offered at University of Ottawa combines the study of computation and information processing fundamentals with their application in the world around us. 
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Overview

Computer scientists build fast, reliable, scalable and secure software systems to organize and analyze information. The honours curriculum comprises advanced topics in databases, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, security, distributed computing and algorithm design, culminating in an honours project. 

This program teaches graduates how to use their creative and innovative talents to conceive, design and implement software systems. The Extended French Stream (EFS) is now available to all students in the Computer Science program. Our degrees are very flexible and include options, minors and a major, which can be used to explore connections between computer science and many other fields of study.

This Computer Science program at University of Ottawa is offered in English and in French. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Digital Systems I
  • Introduction to Computing 
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • Discrete Mathematics for Computing
  • Computer Architecture 
  • Discrete Structures
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Programming Paradigms
  • Databases 
  • Pratique professionnelle de l'informatique / Professionnal Practice in Computing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Before submitting an application, you must meet or intend to meet all of the admission requirements, namely, have a secondary school diploma (or the equivalent if you’ve studied outside Canada), attain the minimum average, meet the language requirements and take all the prerequisite courses for the program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52706 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26353 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9420 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4710 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ottawa

  • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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