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 through the year.
The Computer Systems (Database Option) program of the British Columbia Institute of Technology 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 modelling, 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.
- Software Engineering
- Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures Design and Analysis
- Project Management
- Database Design
- Advanced Database Application
- Data Mining and Analytics
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesComputer Sciences Data Science & Big Data Software Engineering View 244 other Bachelors in Computer Sciences in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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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, of which 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
International23958 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11979 CAD per semester during 24 months.
National6842 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3421 CAD per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for Burnaby
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