MSc Computer Science atU of T , TorontoSchool of Graduate Studies

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17 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The MSc program is designed to deepen students' knowledge of computer science and to introduce them to conducting independent, original research in the field under the guidance of a faculty member
  • Students will study subjects such as Formal Methods of Program Design, Compilers and Interpreters, Computer Systems Modelling, Computer Networks, Introduction to Computational Complexity etc.
  • Students are required to complete 2.0 graduate full-course equivalents (FCEs) in computer science
  • All MSc students are assigned a supervisor or research group based on the research interests indicated in their application
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  • University Rankings
    • #22

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #34

      - QS 2023

    • #18

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #18

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 18,56,597
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,42,639
Books & School SuppliesINR 61,640
TotalINR 8,04,279

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.64


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 26ᵗʰ September 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree in computer science or a related discipline, such as engineering, mathematics, or statistics required

  • A standing that is equivalent to at least B+ (U of T 77–79% or 3.3/4.0) in the final year of study

  • Minimum GPA: 1st Class/Div or 8.0/10; 7.5/10 from Indian Institutes of Technology
  • A Minus GPA: 1st Class/Div or 9/10; 8.5/10 from Indian Institutes of Technology
  • B Plus GPA: 1st Class/Div or 8.5/10; 8/10 from Indian Institutes of Technology
  • Bachelors Equiv: Bachelor`s Degree, requiring a minimum of 4 years of study (e.g. BPharm, MBBS, BDS, BTech, BEng, BArch, etc.) or completion of BOTH a Bachelor`s (three-year) degree and a Master`s
  • Masters Equiv: MPhil; MTech; MEng; MSc (Eng)
  • Applicants without a prior degree in Computer Science:
    • It is possible to gain admission to the graduate programs with an undergraduate degree in a field other than computer science. All successful applicants, however, must have a background in basic university-level mathematics and sufficient experience in computer science. Specifically, the university looks for: 
      • second-year courses in calculus, linear algebra, and probability

      • A third- or fourth-year course in algorithm design and analysis; and
      • A third- or fourth-year course in computer systems, e.g., operating systems, database systems, computer architecture, or computer networks


Marks - 93/120

  • 22 on the writing and speaking sections


Marks - 7/9

  • At least 6.5 for each component

Other eligibility criteria
  • Applicants may be asked to participate in online interviews with a member
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Statement of Purpose is required
  • Provide a one or two page personal essay discussing career goals, why applicant wants to do research, the areas of research that interest him/her, and the skills or qualifications 
  • Applicant is required to describe an original research (e.g the results, their importance, and applicant's particular contributions) he/she has done
  • Three referees with names and email addresses
    • Three reference letters are required to complete the application
    • At least two letters should speak to the applicant's ability to conduct independent research at the graduate level
    • Referees with extensive research or academic experience are preferred
  • Provide a resume or CV detailing education, professional, and other experience
    • List any publications with complete citations including all authors, the publication venue, date, page numbers, and whether it was peer-reviewed

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Official academic transcripts
    • Applicants need upload only an unofficial scan or PDF version of their documents during the application process
  • English-language test scores
  • On the application, applicants will be asked to rank the research interests and faculty members whom they would like to work with
  • GRE scores (if applicable)

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

CAD 125 = INR 7.7 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card

Step 5: Application deadline

Fall (Sep 2023): Dec 1, 2022

Important Dates

Sep , 2023

Course Commencement Date

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