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Degree

Cloud Computing and Blockchain Post-Graduate Certificate

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Degree

Cloud Computing and Blockchain Post-Graduate Certificate

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,475 CAD

  • Application fee

    $150 CAD

  • Duration

    8 months

  • PGWP

    8 months

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-January 01-October-2023 2023-10-01
Fall-September 01-May-2023 2023-05-01

Overview

Cloud Computing and Blockchain Post-Graduate Certificate

The post-graduate certificate in cloud computing and blockchain will prepare students for the challenges of evaluating the feasibility, designing, and implementing cloud-based solutions that fulfill the requirements of specific business cases. 

Additionally, the program content at Saskatchewan Polytechnic will provide students with the cognitive and technical skills to evaluate blockchain technologies beyond cryptocurrencies.

Students will study cloud computing in the following fields:

  • provision of cloud computing, storage, and networking resources
  • security of cloud-based solutions
  • migration of on-premises systems and databases
  • design of hybrid architectures
  • monitoring and auditing of cloud-based solutions
  • cost management and business continuity
  • evaluation and design of cloud-based solutions to save costs and optimize resources

Students will also study blockchain technologies in the following fields:

  • the role and impact of cryptocurrencies on the economy
  • evaluation and design of smart contracts
  • analysis of the deployment and operational cost of smart contracts
  • analysis and design of solutions that integrate on-chain and off-chain components
  • evaluation and design of blockchain-based solutions to provide high reliability, transparency, and fault tolerance.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$16,075

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,032
Accommodation 1 bed room $2,600
Tuition 1 person $13,475

Hourly wage

Min wage

13 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Results
  • 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
writing
5
speaking
5
reading

TOEFL

81
19
listening
19
writing
19
speaking
19
reading

PTE

63
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

180
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • Duolingo English Test: 105 

Applicants may be conditionally waitlisted and/or conditionally accepted where proof of registration in an English language Centre program is provided. 

Proof must include a specified date by which the individual is anticipated to meet the ELP requirement.

Successful completion of a Saskatchewan Polytechnic-recognized ESL program from a Canadian college or university, if it is considered equivalent to Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s required TOEFL iBT or IELTS admission requirements. 

Proficiency equivalents will be reviewed by Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s International Admissions Representative in consultation with the relevant program head. Registrar approval will be required.

Pre-EAP

If you are just starting to learn English with an IELTS score of less than 5.5, you can take Pre-EAP courses to improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Course and IELTS levelCourse length and estimated costStart date and location
Pre-EAP (CW L1)
Below 4.0
8 weeks
$3,765
Six start dates per year
Online
Pre-EAP (CW L2)
4.0
8 weeks
$3,765
Six start dates per year
Online
Pre-EAP (CW L3)
4.5
8 weeks
$3,765
Six start dates per year
Online
Pre-EAP (CW L4)
5.0 (no band <4.5)
8 weeks
$3,765
Six start dates per year
Online

EAP 

Advance your social and academic English skills with these courses to achieve the IELTS level needed to begin your program study at Sask Polytech.

Course and IELTS levelCourse length and estimated costStart date and location
EAP 1
5.5
15 weeks
$4,500
January and May
Hybrid delivery in Saskatoon
EAP 2
6.0
15 weeks
$4,500
May and September
Hybrid delivery in Saskatoon

Find your level

 IELTSTOEFL iBTPTEDuolingo
Pre-EAP (CW L2)4.0282460
Pre-EAP (CW L3)4.5323070
(no band <50)
Pre-EAP (CW L4)5.0354080
(no band <60)
EAP 15.5464590
(no band <70)
EAP 26.0
(no band <5.5;
at least one band >6.0)
6250100 
(no band <80)

Academic background and requirement

  • A conferred 4-year bachelor's degree in Information and Communications Technology from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Career opportunities

  • Blockchain Developer
  • Blockchain Project Manager
  • Blockchain UX Designer
  • Blockchain Quality Engineer
  • Blockchain Legal Consultant

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