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Computer Systems Technology - Networking (Fast-Track)

Centennial College

Postgraduate Diploma
24 months
Duration
16531 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Computer Systems Technology - Networking (Fast-Track) program at Centennial College is for those who have previously completed a relevant college or university program and wish to receive their diploma in two years (four semesters) by entering the second year of this three-year offering.

Overview

This Computer Systems Technology - Networking (Fast-Track) program at Centennial College prides itself on facilitating an ideal balance between hands-on experience and theory in its Computer Systems Technology courses. As such, you'll learn by using state-of-the-art testing and measurement equipment in purpose-built labs to develop a solid foundation in network design and testing as well as project management.

Hands-on activities will include delving inside computer hardware and learning the intricacies of operating systems, exploring current computer systems and networks technology, and assembling and maintaining systems that will empower users in creative, business and communication activities.

The specific areas in which you'll develop technical expertise will include:

  • Wireless communications
  • Data centre/cloud
  • Network design, management and troubleshooting
  • Converged (VoIP) networks
  • Network security
  • Administration and management of Windows/Linux systems

With its lessons that centre on the latest technological advances in the ever-growing digital industry, the Computer Systems Technology – Networking (Fast Track) program will ensure you're fully prepared for a challenging career in the world of computers.

Career Outlook

  • Network/system analyst
  • Security analyst
  • Wireless network administrator/technician
  • Network/system administrator
  • Data centre/cloud technician
  • Network/system technologist
  • VoIP administrator
  • Network technical support specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Windows Server Operating System
  • Switching and Routing Essentials
  • Introduction to Telephony
  • College Communications
  • Statistics for Computer Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline
  • We will consider applicants with a combination of partial degree or diploma and relevant work experience
Additional Requirements
  • Transcript and resume review
  • Centennial College English Skills Assessment (must score 170 or 171 for admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16531 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16531 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Computer Systems Technology - Networking (Fast-Track) Postgraduate Diploma
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Centennial College

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