Graduate Studies

Graduate Program

Make an impact. The Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta is constantly making important contributions to the field. We have received numerous accolades for the work done by our faculty - some of the brightest minds in North America. As one of the top research-intensive computing science departments in Canada, it is an excellent place to pursue graduate-level studies.

 How to Apply  Our Programs  

Fall 2025 Admission

We have only one intake per year in the Fall term. We do not admit in Winter, Spring or Summer terms.

Fall 2025 Graduate Admission Deadlines
Application Opens
Application Closes
October 15, 2024 December 15, 2024 MSc Thesis
October 15, 2024 December 15, 2024 PhD
October 15, 2024 December 15, 2024 MSc - Internetworking (MINT)
October 15, 2024 March 1, 2025 MSc - Multimedia

Application Intake

October 15th, 2024 - December 15th, 2024 (11:59pm MST) - Application System Open/Close
December 15th, 2024 - Required Documents (transcripts, degree certificates, ELP tests, reference letters) should all be uploaded by this deadline
*(late documents may be considered at the discretion of the grad admissions committee)

Applications will begin being evaluated starting January 3, 2025.

Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the graduate admissions committee.

Admission Decisions

We will be reviewing completed applications and making admission decisions on a rolling basis from February to April.
Please note that we are also unable to provide individual feedback as to why an application was not successful, due to the large volume of applicants who apply each year.

Graduate Resources

Graduate Studies

M.Sc. Program Requirements Ph.D. Program Requirements

Graduate Student Support

Technical Support

Special Needs

The Department would like to welcome students with any special needs. Please contact the Help Desk to discuss your situation and how we can help. Please also be aware that Accessibility Resources is a campus-wide office dedicated to improving accessibility for all students.