Graduate Studies - Computer Science @University of Alberta

This document is originally written by Md. Asadul Islam, M.Sc in Computer Science (University of Alberta).

Year of Publication: 2013

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A. Why University of Alberta?

B. Why Computing Science in UofA?

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C. Application and Admission:

I. Applying for Graduate Admission

There are 7 basic steps to apply for graduate studies:

( admissions)

II. Deadlines

The Department of Computing Science only accepts new graduate students for the Fall semester. The application deadline for Graduate studies in Computing Science is January 15th to be admitted in Fall of that year. (CS of UofA does not admit students in the Winter and Spring terms.)

III. Application Fee

Not Required for Bangladeshi Students.

IV. Minimum Application Requirements for Graduate Studies

1. Academic Record

2. Letters of References

3. GRE Requirement

4. English Language Proficiency

You must have a degree from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta in which the language of instruction is English.

Otherwise you must take an English Language Test.

Minimum score = 600 paper, 250 computer based, 100 internet with a minimum score of 20 per section

Minimum score = 90

Overall band score of 7.0, with a score of at least 5.5 on each test band

D. Cost in CS of UofA

E. Award and Scholarship

F. Job Opportunity

Job opportunity is excellent for CS graduate in Alberta for more info go to

G. Managing Supervisor

Managing a supervisor is important for all universities in Canada. It is also true for CS, UofA. It is better to communicate with professor before applying.

Good luck in your search!