Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Embedded Systems Development (Optional Co-op)

Conestoga College

24 months
14500 CAD/year
5243 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Embedded Systems Development (Optional Co-op) from Conestoga College is aimed at providing the student with a solid understanding of the embedded systems industry, gaining hands-on skills in the development (design and implementation) of both hardware and software for embedded systems. 


Embedded Systems Development (Optional Co-op) from Conestoga College integrates a hands-on, practical approach to augment theoretical knowledge a student may already have coming into the program. Applied projects and lab work help prepare graduates for a career in embedded systems development. 


Students graduate with the embedded software and electronic hardware development skills and experience necessary to design and implement innovative new embedded solutions for industry or entrepreneurial endeavours. Entry-level positions for graduates of this program include embedded hardware designer, embedded hardware developer, embedded software developer, software specialist, embedded solution tester, quality control professional and entrepreneur. In addition to these, career path opportunities include project manager, embedded systems production manager and industry consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electronics Design Principles
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Embedded Programming Principles
  • Hardware/Software Interfacing
  • Embedded Systems Hardware Design
  • Data Structures and Algorithms for Embedded Programming
  • Software Engineering Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must possess a two- or three-year diploma or a degree in any of these areas:

  • Computer engineering/technology
  • Electronics engineering/technology
  • Communications engineering/technology
  • Other relevant disciplines may also be considered, such as software engineering, mechanical or mechatronics engineering, computer science and others that offer a significant degree of electronics and software development in their curriculum.
  • An overall average grade of B or above (as assessed by country, to Ontario standards) in the above mentioned academic programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5243 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5243 CAD per year during 24 months.


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