About the courseThe Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing specialization stream is designed to provide our students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in this rapidly growing area of Computer Science. Recent years have shown that we are working towards an increasingly mobile computing environment with wireless laptops, smartphones, handheld computers and even wireless printers and digital cameras. All of these devices need to be programmed to interact correctly, increasing the demand for these programming and design skills. The stream will focus on core computer science fundamentals as well as courses in Human-Computer Interaction and Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing. This stream requires four courses in Psychology, including one course on how to design data collection experiments and analyze data from those experiments, and the option to take a cognition course to learn more about how people process information. Our HCI course, combined with the psychology courses, will be useful when dealing with interface design issues for mobile devices and determining how well the interface is working. Our goal is to produce students who are capable of writing software for mobile and ubiquitous devices and properly testing such software.
Intake MonthsJANUARY, SEPTEMBER
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You must have successfully completed an Canadian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.Meeting the m
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