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Admission Requirements and Application Procedure

The Graduate Calendars of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University specify the minimum admission requirements for Master's and Ph.D. programs in Computer Science.

Master's in Computer Science (MCS)

Admission Requirements

Minimum requirements are a 4-year (Honours) Bachelor in Computer Science or equivalent, with a "B" or higher average.

NOTE: The equivalent of an Honours Bachelor in Computer Science is considered to be an university program that includes at least 12 courses in Computer Science, four of which must be at the fourth-year level, as well as eight courses in Mathematics.

NEW:

  • Undergraduate BCS students at Carleton University also have access to the MCS Accelerated Stream.
  • Undergraduate CSI/SEG students at the University of Ottawa also have access to the MCS Accelerated Stream (English, franšais).

Application

University of Ottawa

Carleton University

Apply now to the University of Ottawa 

 Apply now to Carleton University

Ph.D. in Computer Science

Admission Requirements

A master's degree in Computer Science (with thesis or equivalent in terms of scholarly publications) with at least a "B+" average is normally required for admission into the PhD program.

Students who are currently registered in the Master's program may, in exceptional cases be permitted to transfer into the PhD program if they have completed all course requirements with at least a "A-" (80-84%) average and demonstrate significant promise for advanced research.

Application

University of Ottawa

Carleton University

Apply now to the University of Ottawa 

Apply now to Carleton University

Application Deadlines

Applications for admission must be completed by:

 

University of Ottawa

Carleton University

Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents 

·    for Fall Term - May 1st

·    for Winter Term - October 1st

·    for Fall Term - August 1st

·    for Winter Term - December 1st

International Students 

·    for Fall Term - March 1st

·    for Winter Term - July 1st

·    for Fall Term - March 1st 

·    for Winter Term - October 1st


All full-time applicants will be considered for funding (subject to the availability of such funding)