Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Software and Information Systems Testing (Co-op)

Fanshawe College

12 months
16219 CAD/year
5019 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Knowledge of software and hardware is important in today’s fast-paced IT world and making sure everything is running smoothly is essential to running an effective operation. You’ll emerge from the Software and Information Systems Testing (Co-op) program of Fanshawe College with a better understanding of the testing paradigms and methods associated with IT and software development.


Specialize in software and systems testing

The Software and Information Systems Testing (Co-op) program of Fanshawe College will prepare you for the in-demand field of quality assurance and quality control in information technology with specialized skills for careers including Business Systems Testing Analyst, Systems Design Verification Technologist and Application Integration Specialist.

  • Gain a broad, in-demand skill set that can be paired with any of the other IT programs offered by Fanshawe
  • Learn how to write external test scripts and the different methods used to figure out the end-user, from bug testing to reporting
  • Gain practical experience in project management, leadership and security testing both in class and through a co-op work term with a local industry partner
  • Discover hardware and software testing methods to ensure the end product meets customer expectations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Professional Communication
  • Coding for Test
  • End User Experience Testing
  • Test Methodologies
  • Applied Project Management
  • Systems Design & Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are an international student, contact our International department to learn about timelines for international applicants.


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree
  • Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16219 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16219 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5019 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5019 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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