Wilfrid Laurier University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Applied Computing (MAC)

Wilfrid Laurier University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Computer Science
Length:20 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $13,396

Cost per year is for the 2019-2020 academic year (for 3 terms unless noted).

Careers:Software EngineerComputer and Information Systems ManagersCybersecurity Analyst


As technology becomes more sophisticated, so does the skillset required for the computing profession. Laurier's Master of Applied Computing (MAC) will give you an advanced computing degree where you gain theoretical and practical knowledge of mobile computing, enterprise computing and data mining.

The MAC program will make you stand out in the job market and proves to employers that you have advanced technical knowledge and can use that knowledge to create technological solutions.


Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have an honours degree in Computer Science or a closely related area that includes courses in data structure, object-oriented language programming, and software engineering. A final year average of at least B+ is usually required, along with a cumulative average of at least B+ in all computer science courses. Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, a statement of your research interests, a writing sample and letters of reference.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on December 12, 2019