What will I learn?

FEATURES:

Co-op semester(s) provide paid work experience in your field of study
Emphasis on critical thinking and real-world problem solving to develop job-ready skills.
Program eligible for financial aid

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

UFV’s Bachelor of Science with a minor and major in Computing Science provides you with a strong foundation in advanced algorithms, mathematics, database management, data analysis, programming, and software design, while deepening your knowledge of pertinent topics such as privacy, security, hacking, ethics, big data processing, and machine learning.

Computing Science major

In your first and second year as a Computing Science major, you build an essential foundation in the tools, techniques, and concepts of Computing Science, with courses covering topics such as programming, hardware and basic data structures, as well as foundational math classes, such as calculus and discrete mathematics.

In your third and fourth year, you can choose to focus your degree in one or more of three concentration areas:

  • Systems and Security
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining
  • Programming Languages and Software

Location:
Some Courses offered in Chilliwack Campus.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$17,850.00 (US$ 13,177) per year
Student and Ancillary fees - CAN $850

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020, January 2021

Venue

University of the Fraser Valley

Abbotsford Campus,

33844 King Road,

ABBOTSFORD,

British Columbia (BC),

V2S 7M8, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed the equivalent of Canadian Grade 12 (Form Six or five O-levels plus at least two A-levels) and specific program entrance requirements for admission into any career, technical, or academic program. English Language Requirement: IELTS (Academic) - score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum band score of 6.0; TOEFL - score of 88 or higher (iBT) with no section below 20; CAEL - score of 70; PTE - score of 61 with 60 in writing; Cambridge - Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) min C; Cambridge - Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) – A; MELAB - score of 85.

For international students

Applicants must have completed the equivalent of Canadian Grade 12 (Form Six or five O-levels plus at least two A-levels) and specific program entrance requirements for admission into any career, technical, or academic program.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS (Academic) - score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum band score of 6.0
  • TOEFL - score of 88 or higher (iBT) with no section below 20
  • CAEL - score of 70
  • PTE - score of 61 with 60 in writing
  • MELAB - score of 85

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of the Fraser Valley offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Durham College
  • Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
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About this uni

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) offers over 100 study programs in over 30 subject areas, ranging from accounting to graphic design.

  • UFV is nationally recognized for its outstanding reputation
  • Provides over 75 study abroad destinations
  • Main campus has free shuttle bus services for students
  • UFV students get the opportunity to work with major employers