For All Programs

English Language Proficiency (If English is not your first language or your language of instruction)

  • Minimum required scores: IELTS 6.5. with no band below 6.  (IELTS is the preferred test; however, we will consider scores above the following: TOEFL internet 92; Pearson 59)

Application Checklist (See Application Form for details)

  • Complete application form 
  • Statement of intent
  • Application fee 
  • ​Reference letters
  • Original Transcripts
  • ​​​Evidence of language proficiency

Original Transcripts:  No students will be accepted to the university until original transcripts have been received and verified.  Arrange to have sealed transcripts sent from each college or university you have attended.

Master of Applied Science in Computer Science

Application Deadline for September 2019 start:  All documents must be received by Monday,June 17, 2019, 5pm AST.  

Applications will not be reviewed until originals are received.   Decisions will take 10 days to 2 weeks after all documents have been received. 

Application Form
Reference Letter Form


Master of Arts or Master of Science

If you are considering applying to the MA or MSc, you should begin by contacting the program directly.  Program contact information is provided in the menu links.

MA/MSc Application Deadline:  
If you would like to be considered for scholarships and other forms of finanical support, the deadline for StFX to receive your complete application including transcripts and reference letters is  February 15, 2020 for September 2020 start date.

MA/MSc Admission Criteria:
The minimum admission standards are:

  • A bachelor's degree with the equivalent of an undergraduate major (36 credits) normally in the field of study of the program to which you are applying.  An honours  concentration (60 credits) in the field of study may be required.
  • an overall average of 70 (B) or higher
  • Admission in to the MA and MSc is competitive. Only a few spots are available in each program each year.  Meeting the minimum standard is not a guarantee you will be accepted.

MA/MSc Application:
**  Before you submit an application to an MA or MSc  program, you must contact the department directly to determine if there is a faculty member who is available to supervise your proposed program of study.  The contact information is availabe in the menu links.  

Application Form for MA or MSc
Reference Form MA or MSc


Adult Education or Education

MAdEd or MEd Application Form
MAdEd or MEd Reference Letter

PhD Application Information