Program Information

School: Queen’s University
Faculty: School of Computing
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Computer Science
Description: Computing Science is one of the top degrees for careers in North America. On top of Computer Science, the Queen’s School of Computing is home to diverse areas of study such as software design, game development, biomedical computing, cognitive science, computing and mathematics, and computing and the creative arts. Offering an exciting learning experience in this ever-changing field, by fostering interaction across disciplines, Computing prepares you for countless careers and graduate degrees. Our 12 to 16-month paid internship option gives students an opportunity to gain experience in industry, while earning academic credits. Our outstanding professors are both internationally recognized experts and committed educators who take pride in giving you the skills and theoretical knowledge you’ll need to excel as a computer scientist.

The computer is widely recognized as the most influential invention of the 20th century. Having become a central feature of our everyday life, computers are everywhere: There is one on your desk, one in your cell phone, and one in your MP3 player. An education in Computing will allow you to apply your knowledge, skill and creativity to diverse fields of endeavour, covering the full range of human activity, from medicine to space exploration, from business to arts, and from environmental science to the entertainment industry.

URL: Computer Science at Queen’s University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $39,247

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Enrolment #: 40
Careers: Software Engineer,Computer Programmers,Video Game Programmers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Computer Science is recommended.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Additional Admission Requirements:

    A Personal Statement of Experience is required.