University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
115 Séraphin Marion Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5

Computer Science (MCS) - Accelerated

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Programs
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Computer Science
Description Students who wish to pursue studies in computer science leading to the degree of Master of Computer Science (MCS) can do so in joint programs offered by the School of Information Technology and Engineering at the University of Ottawa and the School of Computer Science at Carleton University under the auspices of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Computer Science. The Institute is responsible for supervising these programs and for providing a framework for interaction between the universities in graduate computer science education. In addition to the faculty members from the two computer science programs, the Institute also has members with computer science expertise from other departments. The degree awarded is the Master of Computer Science (MCS) and includes an accelerated stream with thesis option. Requests for information and application forms should be sent to the graduate secretaries handling the admission process (Contact OCICS). The Department of Computer Science is a participating unit in the collaborative program in bioinformatics at the master’s level.
Website: Computer Science (MCS) - Accelerated at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75 to 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88-89]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Two recommendation letters, letter of intent outlining you career goals and proposed research area and transcripts from all previous universities attended are 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 18, 2018