Diploma in Information Technology and Programming

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Course Duration

2100 Hours (105 Weeks)

Delivery Method

Face to Face Classroom based structured Learning

Entry Requirements

18 Years of age or older; Grade 12 or Older Completed Year 12 or equivalent (BCAGD or Adult Dogwood Diploma.)

Course Fees

Domestic Students :
Application Fee $120
Administration Fee $200
1st Year Tuition Fee $8,500
Resources Fee $250
2nd Year Tuition Fee $7,500
Resources Fee $250

International Students :
Application Fee $300
Administration Fee $500
1st Year Tuition Fee $13,500
Resources Fee $1500
2nd Year Tuition Fee $11,500
Resources Fee $1500

Limited time offer

  • Prospective International Students already in Canada will be offered the same tuition fees as domestic students.  The student must not have come to Canada through Acadia College or any of its affiliate institutions and the student must have a valid study permit for the next 6 months following the date of application.
  • We might provide promotional tuition fees for applications received through our recruiters.
  • Any discount given on advertised tuition fee on website will not be applicable if student withdraws from the program. Refund Policy will be applicable on Fees before discount.

*Decision at the discretion of Acadia College

Language Requirements - International Students

IELTS 6.0 overall or equivalent .The equivalent score can be:

  • TOEFL: iBT 80 or higher
  • CAEL: Score of 60 or higher
  • PTE: Score of 54 or higher
  • Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Level 4 with an essay score of 26 or higher
  • CLB- CLB 7

Additional Requirements

Students must provide their own laptop

The program introduces students to the basics of information technology and programming. The courses will include computer architecture, operating system, programming concepts, systems analysis, web development, database management, IT project management and other aspects of information systems.

Course Content
  • Intro to Computers
  • Business Communication
  • Computer Architecture
  • Structured Programming in C
  • Operating System
  • System analysis and design
  • Computer Networks
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Object oriented programming in C++
  • Database Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Intro to Web programming
  • .NET programming
  • Software Testing
  • IT Project Management
  • Major Project

At the end of the successful completion of this program, the student will be able to work as: Junior Information technology analyst, Junior Computer Programmer, Junior Software Developer and Assistant Software Analyst.