Program Information

School: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Computer Science
Description: Our Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science will help you develop strong algorithm analysis and design skills in procedural, object-oriented and low-level languages, with an optional introduction to functional, parallel, and logical paradigms. We know hands-on experience is key to your understanding of computing fundamentals, so you’ll spend lots of time in the lab.

In senior years, you will select courses in application areas ranging from internet computing to writing apps for mobile computing, from applied cryptography to quantum computing. In addition, you’ll gain necessary experience in group work, project administration and time management.

URL: Computer Science (BSc) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150 International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Careers: Software Engineer,Computer Programmers,Video Game Programmers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have an admission range of mid 70s, English at 60%, Advanced Functions at 60%, and one of: Calculus and Vectors, Chemistry or Physics at 60%. Computer Science and Mathematics requires English, Advanced Functions, and Calculus and Vectors at 60%, and one of: Biology, Chemistry, or Physics at 60%. Computer Science and Psychology requires English and Advanced Functions at 60%, and one of: Calculus and Vectors, Chemistry, Physics, or Biology at 60%. All prerequisite courses are calculated in admission average.

Test Scores:

  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]