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Computer Systems - Database Option, B.Tech.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Burnaby, Canada
The Bachelor of Technology in Computer Systems - Database Option degree at 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.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Technology in Computer Systems - Database Option at British Columbia Institute of Technology 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 through the year.

The Database Option

The Database Option focuses on establishing a set of advanced skills encompassing the key areas of data model schema design, data processing, database management and data analytics. It prepares graduates with in-depth knowledge of the following: data modeling, database system architectures and management, online transaction process and concurrency control, query optimization, parallel processing, distributed processing, data warehouse, multi-dimension schema design, online analytical processing, data mining, object-oriented database technology storing large data objects and unstructured data.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Engineering
  • Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures Design and Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Linear Algebra and Applications for Computing
  • Database Design
  • Advanced Database Application
  • Data Mining and Analytics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • The Bachelor of Technology in Computer Systems is a two year degree completion program, meant to be taken after a two year BCIT Diploma of Technology in Computer Information Technology, Computer Systems Technology, or other equivalent post-secondary education in computing
  • English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English 12 (67%) or, 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution
  • Work Experience: A minimum of 3 months relevant work experience (450 hours)
  • Post-secondary education: A minimum of 60 credits of post-secondary level education from a recognized institution

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19196 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9598 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5836 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2918 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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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.

Funding

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