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Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)

24 months
23958 CAD/year
6842 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option) program of the British Columbia Institute of Technology is designed to increase the breadth and depth of knowledge and practical skills of computer professionals, assisting them in widening their job opportunities or advancing along their career paths. Graduates are awarded a credential that is highly valued by the industry.


About the Program

The Bachelor of Technology in Computer Systems is offered in a flexible delivery format to serve the needs of working professionals. Candidates can take course loads ranging from a minimum of three courses per year to an equivalent of a full-time program of studies. Most courses are offered in the evening or on weekends. Some are offered online through Web-based courses or during the day (depending on demand). Applicants can apply to the program at any time throughout the year.

The Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option) program of the British Columbia Institute of Technology is designed to prepare graduates to plan, manage and secure network infrastructures in business environments. The program includes knowledge and skill development in business communications and leadership, as well as the essential technical knowledge components, with a focus on establishing a set of advanced skills encompassing three key areas of network administration and network security.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Engineering
  • Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures Design and Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Linear Algebra and Applications for Computing
  • Network Security Administration

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have a pre-assessment with the program area to identify pre-entry courses and have their work experience reviewed and assessed prior to applying

English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following:

  • English Studies 12 (67%) or
  • English First Peoples 12 (67%) or
  • Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses or
  • 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution

Post-secondary education: A minimum of 60.0 credits of post-secondary education from a recognized institution, 42.0 credits must include:

  • 6.0 credits of English or communications
  • 6.0 credits of math, including 3.0 credits of discrete math
  • 3.0 credits of statistics
  • 27.0 credits of computing
Work Experience: A minimum of 3 months relevant work experience (450 hours). This requirement will be reviewed by the program area during the pre-entry assessment.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23958 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11979 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    6842 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3421 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 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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