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Course-based Masters of Applied Computer Science* (MACS)

StFX offers a 16-month to 2-year course-based Master's program in Computer Science.  

Application deadline:  For international applicants, May 30, 2020.   (No International applications will be received past May 30 23:59pm AST)

Admission requirements:
  • 4 year degree in Computer Science with a minimum average of 70%.
  • Evidence of English proficiency if English is not your first language:  IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.

Next intake:  September 2020 (start date September 1, 2020).  No January intake.


Thesis-based MSc Programs (Applications now closed for September 2020 start)

StFX offers limited-enrolment in thesis-based MSc programs in Biology, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Science. Each program accepts about 1-4 students annually.  

Step 1:  Find out more about the programs by reviewing the website of the department to which you are applying to see faculty member research interests.  

Step 2:  Email prospective superviors directly to inquire whether they willing and able to take on more graduate students with your background.  (You must include the name of your potential supervisor in your application)

Application Deadline:  February 15 for September start for students who want to be considered for scholarships

Admission Requirements: Normally undergraduate Honours degree or equivalent concentration in the subject area.  Minimum 70% average. Language requirement: IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.