Simon Fraser University is notably Canada’s top comprehensive university according to Maclean’s magazine.
Our undergraduate students learn from faculty members who are world leaders in computing science research and who are committed to providing the highest-calibre education.
Our students gain an advantage through co-operative work experience that provides valuable, career-related paid employment. Also, they can participate in intercollegiate computing challenges and international student exchanges, to gain a new perspective and to meet friends and future contacts from around the world.
Our challenging, interdisciplinary curriculum enables students to learn skills in diverse fields such as business, healthcare and philosophy so that they can choose a career that suits them.
Why Computing Science?
Average starting salaries are between $60,000-$80,000 for our graduates. A University Presidents’ Council of BC report states that Computing Science graduates have the third-highest median annual full-time salary.
Many of our graduates find job options available in a wide range of fields, with some moving into bioinformatics, high technology, business, security and privacy. Others pursue their personal interest through self-employment, consulting or becoming entrepreneurs.
Typical jobs our graduates hold include:
- Software engineer
- Network administrator
- Database developer
- IT business analyst/consultant
- Web developer