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undergraduate

Degree

Honours Bachelor of Technology - Software Development

Course code: #BSD

undergraduate

Degree

Honours Bachelor of Technology - Software Development

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $19,810 CAD

  • Application fee

    $90 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

Highlights
Co-op

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Fall-September 31-August-2023 2023-08-31
Winter-January 31-December-2023 2023-12-31

Overview

Honours Bachelor of Technology - Software Development

This four-year honours bachelor degree will provide you with extensive knowledge and technical skills in software development languages

This program also covers topics in operating systems, web applications, multimedia interfaces, information security, databases, system analysis and design principles. 

You will also develop communication skills to effectively present technical ideas.

This program features a mandatory work term that helps you understand how to apply theoretical and practical knowledge in the software industry.

Seneca College has connections with top tier open-source companies such as Mozilla, creators of the Firefox web browser, and Red Hat, maker of the most successful commercial Linux operating system. 

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Communicate and manage projects in a team and individually
  • Program algorithms and software languages
  • Operate system architectures
  • Web application design and deployment
  • Network and information security
  • Database design and development
  • System methodologies and project management
  • Business principles and management
  • Research and problem-solving

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$28,460

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,144
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,650
Tuition 1 person $19,810

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.60 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Photo and signature pages of your passport.
  • Your academic record in your native language and official/certified English translation.
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

84
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

60
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo: Minimum score 115 to 120

As an international student, you have the option of learning English at Seneca's English Language Institute (ELI) before starting your professional program. 

There are eight (8) levels in the ELI that are seven (7) weeks in length each. There are six (6) start dates per year: January, March, May, July, September and November.

If you apply to a professional program and you do not meet Seneca’s English requirements, you may receive an Offer of Admission to your program that is conditional upon completion of the English Language Institute.

The college will use your English test score to place you in the most appropriate ELI level. If you do not have an English score, you will take a placement test when you arrive on campus.

ELI LevelDuolingoTOEICIELTS AcademicTOEFL iBTCambridgeEIKEN GradePTE Academic
Level 110 - 2510 - 2252.0 (all bands 2.0)0 - 12<1424 - 5 (419)10 - 20
Level 230 - 40230 - 2952.5 (all bands 2.5)13 - 19<1423 (1456)21 - 25
Level 345 - 50300 - 3953.0 (all bands 3.0)20 - 29 (S/W 8)<142Pre-2 (1728)26 - 30
Level 455 - 60400 - 4953.5 (all bands 3.5)30 - 39 (S/W 10)<142Pre-2 (1854)31 - 35
Level 565 - 70500 - 5704.0 (all bands 4.0)40 - 49 (S/W 12)142 - 1462 (1980)36 - 40
Level 675 - 80575 - 6454.5 (all bands 4.5)50 - 59 (S/W 14)147 - 1532 (2141)41 - 45
Level 785 - 90650 - 7205.0 (all bands 5.0)60 - 69 (S/W 16)154 - 161Pre-1 (2304)46 - 50
Level 895 - 100725 and above5.5 (all bands 5.5)70 - 79 (S/W 18)162 - 168Pre-1 (2467)51 - 57
Levels 6, 7 and 8: ELI plus Seneca subjects. Earn up to four Seneca credits while in the ELI.

 

Fee itemsFees per Session (7 weeks / 1 level)Fees per Semester (14 weeks / 2 levels)
Tuition$3,269.25$6,538.50

After finishing Level 8, You will receive a Certificate of Standing from the ELI and you will be automatically registered in your program at Seneca. You will not have to take another English test.


Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, including six Grade 12 U or M courses with a minimum overall average of 65%, or a mature applicant.

Mature applicants applying to degree programs must be 19 years old by the first day of scheduled classes and have been away from high school for at least two years

Mature applicants must meet all program-specific prerequisite courses. Pre-admission testing is not permitted to meet degree program prerequisites.

  • Required courses with minimum final grade of 65% in each:
    • English: Grade 12 ENG4U
    • Mathematic: any Grade 12 U

Mature applicants should disclose all previous postsecondary transcripts which may be used for admission decisions.

China

  • Minimum grades of 75% or B in 6 major subjects, including program-required subjects in the final year of high school

Supporting Documents

  • 3-year senior high school transcripts
  • Academic proficiency test (APT Graded) (Xueye Shuiping Ceshi) or upper middle school graduation exam (Huikao)
  • National college entrance examination (Gaokao)

India

  • Minimum grades of 65% in all grade 12 subjects. Must have program-required subjects in the final year of high school

Supporting Documents

  • Grade 12 and grade 10 certificates awarded by CBSE or CISCE, with transcripts that clearly indicate the grades in percentage. or
  • Grade 12 predictive grades and grades 10 certificates, with a transcript that clearly indicate the grades in percentage (for the conditional offer only)

Additional Notes

  • Grade 10 math cannot be considered equivalent to grade 12 math.
  • Grade 10 science cannot be considered equivalent to grade 12 biology/chemistry.

Iran

  • Minimum grades of 65% (13 out of 20) in 5 subjects, including program-required subjects in the final year of high school

Supporting Documents

  • Upper secondary high school diploma (certificate of completion of secondary education)
  • Transcript (secondary school education report card)

Career opportunities

  • Client Application Developer
  • Server Application Developer
  • Database Application Specialist
  • Web Developer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Designer
  • System Software Programmer

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