• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

Your academic training will combine technical and computer skills with communication and business skills. Your diploma credits count towards completion of the Computing Science programme 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 intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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:

    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.

General Requirements

Open admission

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Foundations of Mathematics 12 or Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3660 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1830 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    822 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Depending on no. of courses per semester

  • NAT:$411- $2,881
  • INTL: $1,830 -$11,130 

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.

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