Computer Science

Faculty: Faculty of Computer Science
Degree(s): Bachelor of Computer Science
Campus: Fredericton

Computer science isn't just about computers; it's about using computers to understand and solve large problems. Combating climate change, finding cures for diseases, helping children learn - solving any of these issues can begin by studying computer science. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is part of almost everything you do from the car you drive to the movies you watch to the cell phone you use. It drives innovation in nearly every area of your life. Computing professionals are the creative people who are responsible for many of these innovations. That means career options in computer science are limited only by your imagination.

Through a mix of theory and practical experience, you will learn the fundamentals of computer science, including how to design and build software, how to develop effective ways to solve problems, and how to create new and better ways of using computers. You will study the latest technologies and ideas in this rapidly evolving field.

Why Computer Science at UNB?

  • Employability – many incoming students have guaranteed jobs waiting for them when they graduate.
  • Hands-on experience – gain valuable work experience and earn money through our co-op program.
  • Flexibility – choose from concurrent degree programs with Arts, Science, or Geodesy & Geomatics.

A UNB degree in the Faculty of Computer Science will help enlarge your world-view and give you the background and qualifications needed to pursue rewarding careers in computing.

The degree programs offered through the Faculty of Computer Science gives students the opportunity to learn how to design and build innovative computer applications, and help to solve problems in all areas of life. They'll develop creativity, teamwork, and leadership skills, and dream up new ways for connected computing to improve the way we live.


  • Cybersecurity

More info

For more information, see the Faculty of Computer Science.

Admission Requirements

For admission requirements, select "Computer Science - Fredericton campus" in our admission requirements tool.


  • Software Development
  • Computer Animation
  • Telecommunications
  • Computer Security
  • E-Commerce
  • Program Management
  • Business Analyst