Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-op)

12 months
14500 CAD/year
4095 CAD/year
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Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-op) from Conestoga College provides students with a broad business and technical background in computer applications, database applications, data communications, programming, data design and systems analysis and design.  


Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-op) from Conestoga College provides the student with programming experience and the skills necessary to analyze and design Information Technology (IT) based solutions.In the Computer Applications Development program, students benefit from specialized courses taught by highly qualified industry experts.  


Students graduate with programming experience and the skills necessary to analyze and design computer applications for business. Entry-level positions for graduates of this program include computer programmer, web application developer, software tester and quality control professional. In addition to these, career path opportunities would include systems analyst, business analyst, project manager and IT manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Development: Concepts & Analysis
  • Programming: Software Development Techniques
  • Programming: Web Design and Development
  • Programming: Database Management
  • Web Foundations
  • System Development Project
  • Programming: Mobile Application Development
  • Microsoft Web Technologies
  • Project Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You can still apply after fall deadline.
  • Please contact the individual colleges for more information about application processing for January and May start.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A three-year advanced diploma or a degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience in a business setting
  • An overall average grade of B or above (as assessed by country, to Ontario standards) in the above mentioned academic programs.
  • Applicants not meeting the post-secondary education requirements but who have 3 to 5 years professional or management experience in a business environment will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Such candidates would be expected to provide references and a portfolio of their work and would be subject to an interview process.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4095 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 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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