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
Field of Study: Computer Science
Description Computer scientists are problem solvers. The study of computer science provides students with the ability to develop systems for many fields, using innovation and creativity. The knowledge students obtain is applied to many fields such as medicine, business, and forensics. Students at the Jodrey School of Computer Science acquire skills that are relevant, current, and in demand. These skills are gathered in a cutting-edge, nationally-accredited curriculum, as well as through relevant job experience supported by Acadia's co-op program and industry partners. Computing can be your main area of study or integrated with other disciplines such as Biology, Education, or Music. A degree in Computer Science allows a student to secure employment in an area of personal interest.
Website: Computer Science at Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
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: August 13, 2016