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Associate of Science in Computer Science Alexander College - Burnaby Campus Alexander College - Burnaby Campus, Canada

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CAD 18300

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 200

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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65%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Associate of Science (Computer Science) Degree is a foundational degree consisting of 60 credits in total, typically completed over a two-year period. Program requirements include a minimum of 21 credits in Computer Science. Upon completion of the Associate of Science (Computer Science) Degree program, students may choose to enter the workforce or continue their undergraduate studies.

What You Will Learn
Students within the Associate of Science (Computer Science) Degree program will gain knowledge in programming, data structures, and computer architecture, and will develop their critical thinking and analytical skills. Students will also complete mathematics and lab science courses to further their numerical and lab skills.

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Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

College/University Processing Time 5 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024, Jan 2025

Closed

Jan 2024, May 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.0  Minimum Speaking - 6.0  
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 18.0  Minimum Reading - 19.0  Minimum Writing - 19.0  Minimum Speaking - 18.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60.0  Minimum Writing - 60.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diplom or equivalent.

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

18300

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 200

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Scholarships

 Academic Scholarships
In order to better recognise academic excellence within each subject area in each major term (Fall, Winter, Spring), we have established a set of academic scholarships to be awarded to the strongest students within each discipline.

The selection criteria and other relevant information are as follows:

  • Total Value, Per Year: $20,000


Five scholarships, each worth $1300, are awarded each major term (i.e., not for summer), to continue each year until otherwise decided by the Operations Committee. The scholarships will be in the form of a tuition credit unless the student has no upcoming tuition payments (e.g., transferring in the subsequent term); in such cases, the student will be provided with a cheque for the scholarship amount.

Selection Criteria: Each recipient must meet all the following criteria:

  • Exhibit academic excellence within the respective subject area;
  • Exhibit a strong attendance record within the respective subject area;
  • Have at least a CPGA of 2.67 in a minimum of 9 credits.


No student can win more than one academic scholarship in the same term.
Subject Rotations: To ensure that all subject areas are represented, AC’s 15 subject areas will each award one scholarship per academic year.


Fall Term (award given in Winter)

  1. Norman Swartz Philosophy Scholarship
  2. English Scholarship
  3. Biology Scholarship
  4. Asian Studies Scholarship
  5. Computing Science Scholarship


Winter term (award given in spring):

  • Commerce Scholarship
  • History Scholarship
  • Chemistry Scholarship
  • EAL Scholarship
  • Psychology Scholarship


Spring term (award given in the fall):

  • Physics Scholarship
  • Sociology Scholarship
  • Peter Kennedy Economics Scholarship
  • Math Scholarship
  • French Scholarship 

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