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bachelor

Degree

Computer Engineering Technology Diploma

bachelor

Degree

Computer Engineering Technology Diploma

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $15,802 CAD

  • Application fee

    $150 CAD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Capstone Project
Co-op
Research Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-August 01-May-2023 2023-05-01

Overview

Computer Engineering Technology Diploma

The Computer Engineering Technology program is a three-year, nationally recognized, diploma offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw campus. 

You’ll get an exceptional hands-on learning experience during five semesters of classroom study and three Co-operative Education work terms.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is unique in its emphasis on both hardware and software. You’ll learn how to:

  • analyze, test, and design analog and digital circuits
  • design, fabricate and populate printed circuit boards
  • program personal computers and microcontrollers using various programming languages
  • design and test interfaces between computers and peripherals
  • design, install and administer networks
  • design and test various digital data transmission systems
  • install, configure and maintain workstations and servers in various operating system environments

A capstone research project gives you an opportunity to apply what you’ve learned to the development of an original design, from concept through to prototype. Co-operative work terms are paid, so you'll earn while you learn.

Many of the co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract

For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's license; therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's License from your home country if possible.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$15,802

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,032
Accommodation 1 bed room 0
Tuition 1 person $15,802

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

  • Grade 12 with a minimum of 60% in Pre-Calculus 30*

Note


*Previous Saskatchewan mathematics requirement also accepted:

  • Minimum of 60% in Math B30 and C30

Alternative Admission

Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through an alternative admission assessment. 

Applicants are automatically considered for alternative admission. However, some specific admission requirements may still need to be met.

Career opportunities

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Engineering Technologist
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Information Systems Consultant

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