For Katayoon Kasaian, perhaps the most exciting thing about the BCS program was the co-op program. She was placed at the Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) at the BC Cancer Agency, working as an annotator for the open source database the agency maintains. “And for me,” she says, “this was magical. It really clicked with me.”

Contact / People

If you have questions about the BCS (ICS) program, please contact bcs-info@cs.ubc.ca. Steering Committee The Bachelor of Computer Science Program is overseen by a steering committee that will meet periodically to review the program and to address

How to Apply

Applications for admission for the 2024/25 academic year are due on January 15, 2024; including the BCS program supplemental application. Visit the UBC admissions webpage for updated information: https://account.you.ubc.ca/s/apply-ubc To apply to UBC

BCS Co-op Program

The BCS (ICS) Program offers a co-operative education option to students who are interested in gaining work experience in the information technology field prior to the completion of their degree. Students interested in the Co-op option are encouraged

Bridging Module

The Bridging Module consists of a coherent set of 15 credits of upper-level courses (i.e. courses numbered 300 or above). The purpose of this module is to enable students to explore connections between Computer Science and another discipline. Often

Academic Schedule

Below is a sample schedule for the BCS (ICS) program. Your schedule will likely differ (e.g. taking ENGL 110 rather than ENGL 112 or extending the degree to take an extra academic term), and depending on the timing of course offerings, may have to

Who Should Apply?

BCS (ICS) in brief Bachelor of Computer Science (Integrated Computer Science) BCS (ICS) is a 20-month full-time academically-oriented program for university graduates to make a career transition into information technology or to combine their area of
Homa Javahery
“When I was in secondary school, I would have never thought of going into computer science,” says Homa Javahery. “I messed around on computers, but I was always interested in health sciences and there are a couple of doctors in my family, so I thought I’d go into medicine.” Attending McGill