Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Division of Research and Graduate Studies
214 Horton Hall, 18 University Avenue
Wolfville, NS
Canada B4P 2R6

Computer Science

Program Information
Faculty: Research and Graduate Studies
Degree: Master; Co-op
Field of Study: Computer Science
Description Co-operative Education allows students to obtain real work experience in the Computer Science field before graduation. Taking two years of education into the workplace, students are able to apply the knowledge they learned in class to the workplace environment. Increasing their chance of full-time employment post-graduation, establishing valuable employer contacts, and earning a competitive salary are just some of the numerous advantages co-op presents. Master of Science in Computer Science students complete 2 four-month work terms. Students enrol in Co-op in September of their 1st year of study. All Co-op students attend workshops and receive one-on-one coaching in job preparation skills such as resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, business ethics, and more. Each Co-op work term is a non-credit course, with applicable tuition fees, that is recognized on the student's transcript of marks.
Website: Computer Science at Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Qualifying students of Nova Scotia: $4090 International students: $ 10,862 For qualifying residents and non residents of Nova Scotia, Co-op work term, fee per 4 month course: $777.00 For International students, continuing in co-op work program fee per semester: $1,600.00
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70 to 70
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Two reference letters (downloadable forms are available at and one official transcript from every post-secondary institution attended are required. Applicants must also complete a Departmental Information Form. For all international applicants, a copy of passport (only page 1 and 2) is required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 01, 2015