12 months
20114 CAD/year
7604 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Database Application Developer program at Seneca College will teach you how to design, test and implement databases on a variety of operating platforms.

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In the Database Application Developer program at Seneca College you will also learn how to create database computer applications using web and object-oriented languages. This program offers an optional work term(s) for those who meet all academic requirements.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Analyze system requirements for applications
  • Perform logical database design
  • Program computer applications using programming language
  • Develop business applications
  • Basic database administration functions, including backup and recovery, as well as network administration
  • Web technologies in computer applications

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Database developer
  • Database web programmer
  • Database analyst
  • Data administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Relational Database Design and Implementation
  • Java Programming
  • Cloud Computing
  • Database Administration and Management
  • Web Programming
  • Database Connectivity Using Java

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Seneca offers admission to students up to the first day of classes. However, applications will not be accepted once a program becomes full. Therefore, it is recommended that you apply soon.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario university or college degree or college diploma or equivalent in computer programming, software development or related discipline.
  • Applicants with a degree or diploma in a non-related field with two years IT-related work experience (or with completion of computer programming courses) will be considered for admission.
  • Applicants with significant related work experience that is the equivalent of the above may be considered for Admission. A relevant resume and references must be provide. 
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents educated outside of Canada must provide a World Education Services (WES) or ICAS Canada credential evaluation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20114 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20114 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7604 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7604 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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