Computer Systems Technician - Software Engineering
Canada, Ontario, Brampton
|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Brampton|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,025 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$16,206), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
A Computer Systems Technician – Software Engineering diploma is exceptionally marketable in our rapidly changing computer-driven world.
The 4 cores of software engineering
In this program, you’ll concentrate on four core areas of software engineering:
- Programming and software development in Java, C and C#
- Web technologies and web application development
- Database management and administration
- Network administration and security
In this program, you’ll gain practical software engineering skills that give you a competitive edge in the job market. You’ll study computer hardware (including Computer Architecture and Linux/Unix Operating System) and business practice, management and analysis. There’s also a concentration on math that will provide you with a deeper understanding of software engineering principles.
Advanced learning opportunities
After earning a Computer Systems Technician diploma from Sheridan, many students continue their education. You can complete a third year in the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program to earn an advanced diploma. You may also be eligible to apply your diploma credits towards one of our honours bachelors degrees in applied computing.
Mobile computing: anytime, anywhere
The Computer Systems Technician program uses Sheridan’s mobile computing system, which means you’ll work in a networked environment that resembles what you’ll find in the workplace. All lecture notes and other class materials are available online anytime, anywhere.
Transfer to university
Graduates of this program who meet the articulation requirements can transfer into specific computer science programs at:
- Brock University
- McMaster University
- Algoma University
The Computer Systems Technician program is accredited by the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS). Careers can branch into several different areas.
Here are some sample job titles for this program:
- Database Application Developer/Administrator
- Network Administrator
- Software Application Developer
- System Administrator (Linux/Unix/Windows)
- Systems Programming
- Technical Support Technologist
- Web Application Developer
- Web Designer