• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

Overview

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 intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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

  • 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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  • 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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General Requirements

  • 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

    515 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 515 CAD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    143 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 143 CAD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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International

  • $7,107 for 12 or less credits, per semester and $515 per credit for 13 credits or more

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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