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bachelor

Degree

Diploma in Computer Programming

Course code: #0336X01FWO

bachelor

Degree

Diploma in Computer Programming

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $17,910 CAD

  • Application fee

    $95 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01
Winter-January 01-February-2023 2023-02-01
Spring-May 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

Diploma in Computer Programming

The two-year Computer Programming Ontario College Diploma program at Algonquin College prepares you for a career in software development. 

The program also specializes in program development strategies (using object-oriented modelling), database design and database administration.

Use leading industry software products such as Oracle and CASE tools. Learn about programming languages such as Java, COBOL, SQL and PHP. 

Study object-oriented analysis and design, operating systems and coding in integrated environments, and learn how to debug, test, and maintain codes.

In your final semester, participate in a software development project working with external clients to gain real-world experience in the programming field.

Students also have the option to gain real-world experience through a paid co-operative education (co-op) work term

Please note that places in the co-op version of the program are subject to availability. Students who elect to apply to the non-co-op version of the program may not have the opportunity to transfer to the co-op version at a later date.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$21,110

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,368
Accommodation 1 bed room $3,200
Tuition 1 person $17,910

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency test scores
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

53
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

169
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo: Overall 105 (minimums of 105 Literacy, 85 Production)

Algonquin's EAP Program

International EAP
Level 6 with
a grade of B in all core courses

  • All applicants must complete a language proficiency test through the Algonquin College Test Centre and will be required to pay a fee.
  • Applicants who have previously obtained scores on standardized tests (IELTS, TOEFL) may not be required to take the placement test.

Academic background and requirement

College Eligibility

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change).

Program Eligibility

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).
  • Mathematics, (Grade 12 MCT4C) or (Grade 11 MCR3U) or equivalent; or (Grade 12 MAP4C with a grade of 80% or higher) or (Grade 11 MCF3M with a grade of 70% or higher).

Iran

The following:
    1. Diplom-Metevaseth/National High School Diploma with a minimum grade of 12 in required program subjects.
• Include transcripts for any post-secondary courses or programs completed

 

India

• One of the following:
    1. CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) or ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) – Higher Secondary Certificate – An overall aggregate of 60%, with AC program core subjects (as per program page) at 55% min. and no grade below 50%
    2. Or Punjab, Haryana, and Gujarat State Boards – Higher Secondary Certificate – An overall aggregate of 65%, with AC program core subjects (as per program page) at 60% min. and no grade below 50%
    3. Or all other State Boards – Higher Secondary transcripts – An overall aggregate of 60%, with AC program core subjects (as per program page) at 55% min. and no grade below 50%
• English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration:
    1. Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.0 (with no single test score below 6.0)

China

One of the following:

  • The National Senior High School Examination with a minimum grade of 65% or C in relevant subjects (School Leaving Certificate).
  • Graduation Certificate awarded by senior (upper) middle school; may be academic or vocationally oriented with a minimum of C or 65% in relevant subjects.
  • Matriculation Examination with a minimum mark of 490.

Career opportunities

  • Software developer and software engineer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Web developer and digital designer
  • Computer and information research scientist
  • Operations research analyst

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