Computer science is a field for the curious and it’s at the centre of just about everything we do. Computer science is in demand, not only here in Nova Scotia but around the world and across all industries and organizations.

A computer science degree is the key to well-paid, flexible, and fulfilling work opportunities. Where you can match your interests with roles that make a difference.

This isn’t just about developers, it’s also for those who want to think critically, get creative, work in teams, and make a difference on the world around them.


Your experience

We have a strong community of students, staff and faculty, including two active and engaged undergraduate student societies. Our flexible program options give you real world experience through co-op, projects, and extracurricular activities to provide you with not only the technical knowledge you need but also an understanding of technology’s impact on society.


Financial opportunities

We offer entrance scholarships for Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Computer Science, as well as Women in Technology, Indigenous and African Nova Scotian/African Descent students to help get you started. After that, many of our students enter our co-op program and find fulfilling placements here in Halifax - and away if that's what you're interested in - and earn around $10,000 a term.

Work opportunities

Careers in technology are some of the hottest jobs in Canada and currently there are more jobs than there are employees. With starting salaries of close to $70,000, our graduates are in demand across all inustries and sectors from ocean and health tech to entertainment, banking and finance. And, as one of Canada's fastest growing cities, the opportunities are endless here in Halifax. Read our student and graduate stories

Of our graduates stay in Canada after graduation.

Is an average starting salary upon graduating with 10% earning $95,000+.

Of our graduates stay in Nova Scotia.

Where small classes meet big impact.

Starting your first year in Truro gives you the opportunity to join a small cohort with dedicated resources and support to build a strong foundation in your chosen field before transitioning into your second and final years in Halifax.

Start your first year in Truro.

We recognize the digital momentum we already have in Nova Scotia, and now we’re helping to create a movement. We invite everyone to join us in our growing digital economy.

Because Here We Code.