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Computer Science, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sackville, Canada
The Computer Science program offered by the Mount Allison University provides an overview of programming skills, the use and application of popular software, and the essentials of computing. 
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Overview

The Computer Science program offered by the Mount Allison University covers knowledge ranging from hands-on applications to pure theory, and includes the analysis of algorithms, the study of computer architectures, compilers and operating systems, networks, and software engineering.

The curriculum offer a blend of theory and practical application, with many of the offerings having a significant project component in which students are given the opportunity to apply the classroom material to real-world problems.

You will also have opportunities to participate in independent summer research projects or to contribute to faculty research projects.

Popular career paths for computer science graduates include:

  • computer network specialist
  • logistics specialist
  • web developer/website designer
  • computer engineer/programmer
  • software/programmer analyst
  • database developer/administrator
  • systems architect/analyst
  • video game/multimedia/applications developer
  • intelligence officer
  • computer designer
  • electronic commerce specialist
  • software developer
  • security architect/network security analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There is no set application deadline — we offer rolling admissions. Students must apply by March 1 to be considered for an entrance scholarship.

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

Programme Structure

The Mount Allison computer science program as a whole is designed to combine theoretical and practical computer science with deeper study of specialized areas, such as:

  • theory of computation
  • cryptography
  • artificial intelligence
  • databases
  • computer graphics
  • networks
  • software and hardware design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To be considered for admission, a university-preparatory language arts course and generally a minimum of four additional university-preparatory courses are required. A university-preparatory math (pre-calculus) is required for students applying to the Bachelor of Science or Commerce programs.

Documents required:

  • Official transcripts
  • Regular admission - To be considered for admission, a minimum final grade of 65% or the equivalent is required in all university-preparatory courses reviewed.
  • Early admission - Applicants may be considered for early admission based on their final grade 11 transcripts. A minimum admissions average of 80% is required for consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18130 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18130 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8770 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sackville

  • 1000 - 1600 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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