|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Waterloo|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||3 years, plus 4 Optional Co-op terms|
|Tuition fee||CA$15,925 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,350), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|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.
For direct admission, you must be from an English-speaking country or, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Do you have a passion for programming? Do you want to work with cutting edge technologies? Would you like a career in Mobile Applications? Embedded Systems? Game Development? Big Data? If so, Software Engineering Technology at Conestoga is the ideal program for you.
Software Engineering Technology program highlights:
- Optional sixteen-month co-op (apply after Year 1)
- Broad base of languages and technologies, including web development, databases, and cybersecurity
- Optional game development stream
- Flexible third year to enhance your skills
- Focused, hands-on approach
- One of the strongest programs of its type in Ontario
Software Engineering Technology at Conestoga extends beyond programming to prepare you for a successful career. Course areas include software quality, project management, computer security and business intelligence.
Applying to the Co-op Stream
The optional co-op stream includes four consecutive four-month work terms.
Co-operative Education integrates academic studies with program-related experience in the workplace. This results in better-trained workers who are familiar with their professional expectations and have the skills needed to contribute to an organization right from the start.
The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
Students will be informed of the application deadline and process to apply for the Co-op Stream. Labour market conditions determine the number of co-op seats in optional co-op programs. Every student who meets academic eligibility requirements may not be admitted to the co-op stream.
To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum overall 78% weighted average in Year 1 with no dropped or failed courses.
This program provides the knowledge and skills to function proficiently as a software developer.
Graduates will have acquired the ability and flexibility to join a large variety of software, technical, or system development teams at an intermediate level position.