Course code: #BCD
These are mandatory and all come with course.
The four-year Honours Bachelor of Child Development degree program prepares you for expansive opportunities across the health, education, and social service sectors.
You will also qualify to register as a College of Early Childhood Educators member and practice as a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE).
The faculty has direct experience in community settings and may help you facilitate job opportunities.
As a student of this program at Seneca College, you will complete a work term that frequently translates into future employment.
Ultimately, the applied learning model crosses various disciplines, which will help you to think critically and gain experience in the field that fits your unique interests.
Throughout this program, you will develop the following skills:
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,292|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$8,650|
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 at 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 Level||Duolingo||TOEIC||IELTS Academic||TOEFL iBT||Cambridge||EIKEN Grade||PTE Academic|
|Level 1||10 - 25||10 - 225||2.0 (all bands 2.0)||0 - 12||<142||4 - 5 (419)||10 - 20|
|Level 2||30 - 40||230 - 295||2.5 (all bands 2.5)||13 - 19||<142||3 (1456)||21 - 25|
|Level 3||45 - 50||300 - 395||3.0 (all bands 3.0)||20 - 29 (S/W 8)||<142||Pre-2 (1728)||26 - 30|
|Level 4||55 - 60||400 - 495||3.5 (all bands 3.5)||30 - 39 (S/W 10)||<142||Pre-2 (1854)||31 - 35|
|Level 5||65 - 70||500 - 570||4.0 (all bands 4.0)||40 - 49 (S/W 12)||142 - 146||2 (1980)||36 - 40|
|Level 6||75 - 80||575 - 645||4.5 (all bands 4.5)||50 - 59 (S/W 14)||147 - 153||2 (2141)||41 - 45|
|Level 7||85 - 90||650 - 720||5.0 (all bands 5.0)||60 - 69 (S/W 16)||154 - 161||Pre-1 (2304)||46 - 50|
|Level 8||95 - 100||725 and above||5.5 (all bands 5.5)||70 - 79 (S/W 18)||162 - 168||Pre-1 (2467)||51 - 57|
|Levels 6, 7 and 8: ELI plus Seneca subjects. Earn up to four Seneca credits while in the ELI.|
|Fee items||Fees per Session (7 weeks / 1 level)||Fees per Semester (14 weeks / 2 levels)|
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.
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.
Mature applicants should disclose all previous postsecondary transcripts, which may be used for admission decisions.
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