48 months
36000 CAD/year
7701 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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In the Software Engineering program at Lakehead University we believe engineers must also possess excellent communication skills as well as an understanding of the business, legal, and societal issues that impact development of the technological products and processes required to meet the demands of a global economy.

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As a Software Engineering graduate from Lakehead University , you will apply engineering methodologies and good practices for managing the creation of software from conception to the release of the finished product, including analysis, design, coding, testing and deploying software systems.

Software has become a fundamental part of modern society, while continuing to evolve in size, scope, and complexity. As a result, there is an immediate and important need for qualified software engineers who can model entire software and hardware systems, who can lead interdisciplinary project teams of designers and developers, and who can ensure quality, integrity, and safety of the software infrastructure that the public depends on every day.

Future Careers

  • Software Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Software Systems Architects
  • Mobile Application Developers

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Electric Circuit Theory
  • Computer Logic Circuits
  • Computer Programming
  • Vectors and Matrices
  • Semiconductor Physics
  • Microcontrollers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall admission:

  • January 13 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
  • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 


120 alternative credits

120 - 150 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent  
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7701 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7701 CAD per year during 48 months.

International Tuition

  • Year 3&4: $33,948.80
  • Year 1:$36,000.00
  • Year 2:$35,020.00

National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $7,416.65
  • 3rd year - $7,141.95
  • 4th year - $6,893.33

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 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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