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.

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Fall 2024 Admission

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

Fall 2024 Graduate Admission Deadlines
Application Opens
Application Closes
October 1, 2023 Closed* MSc Thesis
October 1, 2023 Closed* PhD
Oct 1, 2023 Feb 1, 2024 - 11:59pm MSc - Internetworking (MINT)
Oct 1, 2023 Mar 1, 2024 - 11:59pm MSc - Multimedia
*Application System closed on January 15th, 2024 (11:59pm MST)

Application Intake

October 1st, 2023 - January 15th, 2024 (11:59pm MST) - Application System Open for Fall 2024
January 15th, 2024 - Documents such as transcripts, degree certificates, ELP tests should all be uploaded by this deadline
January 15th, 2024 - Reference letters should be submitted by this deadline, but late letters may be considered
*Please note that it is the applicant's responsibility to check if there are any outstanding documents/reference letters missing from their application.

*Applications will begin being evaluated starting January 3, 2024. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the graduate admissions committee.

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.