The Department of Computer Science and Operations Research (DIRO) is composed of several research groups driving the state-of-the-art, contributing to a stimulating and world-class environment for master's and doctoral-level studies across a variety of areas.
The DIRO awards about 50 graduate degrees yearly at the Master's and Doctoral levels. Our graduate students consistently go on to lead successful careers in industry, industrial research, and academia.
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An Exciting Job Outlook
There's no better time to study computer science: our graduates work on a variety of problems in the technology sector, such as bioinformatics for medicine, robotics and intelligent automated systems, interactive data visualization and computer graphics, to name a few. The demand for high-quality computer scientists has never been higher, and it's continuing to grow!
Students who graduate from the DIRO consistently find success in the job market, either by starting their own companies or working in the following exciting fields:
Here's a quick glance of the roles our students play in industry during their studies, through our co-op program, and after they graduate: