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Computer Science

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Gain a deeper understanding of computer systems and software. Develop your problem-solving skills and work in an ever-growing field. Graduate with career skills that will apply to almost every industry.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree, Minor
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • Computer communications and networks
  • Computer graphics and gaming
  • Software systems
  • Theory


  • Database administrator
  • Programmer
  • Security analyst
  • Software engineer
  • System architect or designer
  • Web developer

Sample courses

  • Fundamentals of Programming I – CSC 110
  • Software Development Methods – SENG 265
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics - CSC 305
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - CSC 421
  • Data Mining - SENG 474


Apply to the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

Computer Science is a direct-entry program. Select it as your major when you submit your application to UVic.

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

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