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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
In this Computer Science program from University of Idaho, you will learn how to design, develop and test computing systems for a wide variety of purposes. You will become proficient in various operating systems, programming languages and techniques, and computer architecture, with many opportunities to practice your software development skills on real-world projects.
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Overview

From developing cyber security software programs, to building complex wireless mobile devices, to creating social networking or gaming platforms, the work of computer scientists is as diverse as it is in demand.

Students have the flexibility to specialize in an area that best supports their interests and career goals. For example, you may focus on computer networking, cyber security, computer graphics, gaming and virtual environments, bioinformatics, software engineering, or many other areas.

This Computer Science program from University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Have strong skills in math and science
  • Enjoy working with computers and other technology
  • Are a creative problem solver
  • Are generally interested in how things work
  • Take personal initiative
  • Like the challenge of learning new things

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Information assurance software developer
  • Developer/designer of games and virtual environments
  • Software engineer
  • Operating systems and network administrator
  • Software architect
  • Bioinformatics specialist
  • Information technology specialist
  • Systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Computer support specialist
  • Information technology consultant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Science 
  • Math 
  • Computer Science 
  • College Writing & Rhetoric
  • Architecture CS
  • Discrete Math
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking 
  • Integrated Seminar
  • Humanities / Social Science
  • Science Elective w/Lab 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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