Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Computer Software and Database Development

24 months
26268 CAD/year
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The Computer Software and Database Development program from Lambton College, is an Ontario College Graduate Certificate that offers students the opportunity to study the most current trends in software development. Simply, full stack developers have an understanding of the presentation tier, business logic tier, and data tier of software development.


This intensive, two-year Computer Software and Database Development program from Lambton College, concludes with a work term for eligible students.  

Software development includes three tiers - user interface, business logic, and database. Full Stack Software Developers have experience in front-end web development that includes the user interface (UI) for browsers and mobile devices and back-end development that includes developing software containing the business logic that accesses databases. 

Students demonstrate their knowledge and skills by developing solutions to real world three-tier (client, server, and database) problems. Major term projects are assigned that span entire terms allowing students to actively engage in the evaluation, design, and implementation of real world software applications. As a result, students develop deep content knowledge as well as critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communications skills.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may expect a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities that are dynamic and challenging while offering a competitive rate of compensation. 

Courses in the program are part of the rapidly emerging technologies that prepare graduates for careers such as computer programmer, software developer, programmer analyst, mobile application developer, information systems specialist, web developer, client/server applications developer and support specialist.

Graduates acquire sufficient foundation to advance in a variety of career paths appropriate to their interests and abilities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Front End Web Development 
  • Problem Solving/Problem Logic
  • Python Programming
  • Database Design and SQL
  • Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Sarnia: January start
  • Toronto/ Mississauga: January and May


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A university degree in the information technology field.
  • The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.
  • Lambton College reserves the right to alter information including admission requirements and to cancel at any time a program or course; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies or changes in the job market; to change the pathways third-party certification bodies; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations or over-acceptance of offers of admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26268 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26268 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • Sarnia: $26,268 per full
  • Toronto/ Mississauga: $26,530 per full


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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