• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Your academic training will combine technical and computer skills with communication and business skills. Your diploma credits count towards completion of the Bachelor of Computing Science at Thompson Rivers University.

Careers

Gain sufficient computing skills to qualify for entry-level positions in IT industries. Secure employment in website development, network administration, database administration, mobile application development and system support.

Accreditation

CS is accredited by the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS).

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Computer Programming 
  • Discrete Structures
  • Mathematics for Computing Science
  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Data Structure, Algorithm Analysis and Design   
  • Mobile -I
  • Website Design and Development
  • Programming Methods

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score:

                  88

                  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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                • Minimum required score:

                  570

                  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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                • 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.

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                Academic Requirements

                General Requirements

                • English language proficiency requirements

                Applicants are required to meet minimum English language proficiency requirements for direct entry into academic programs.

                • Academic requirements

                Admission requirements vary, but all TRU programs require secondary school completion for academic admission. If you are applying for any academic courses, scanned copies of original/official transcripts (or certified copies) of your secondary school grades and any post-secondary institutions you have attended must be included with this application.

                • Minimum age

                Students must be at least 17 years old.

                Tuition Fee

                • International

                  16800 CAD/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 33600 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                $8400/semester x duration of the program in semesters (1 year = 2 semesters)

                Living costs for Kamloops

                • 1240 - 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

                Check the programme website for information about funding options.

                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.

                The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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