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Computer Science (Honours)

Conestoga College

48 months
13800 CAD/year
6506 CAD/year
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The Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) (BCS) degree is a four year program from Conestoga College, including three paid co-op work terms, which will prepare graduates for a number of progressive job opportunities as high quality software developers. 


Building upon the recognized foundations of computer science, students will obtain applied and integrated knowledge and skills in software quality, reliability and security, emphasizing: testing methodologies, software project management techniques and a strong awareness of security/privacy issues. 

Readiness for practice will be developed in a multidisciplinary curriculum focused around experiential learning activities that will encompass knowledge of computer science theory and its application. 

The Computer Science (Honours) program from Conestoga College will be innovative in its use of technology to investigate issues, organize and manage inquiry, aid collaboration, and communicate information. Students will be challenged to examine multiple techniques in software design, development and testing; mastering professional practices that positively impact the quality of the software under development. 

Featuring a multidisciplinary curriculum founded on computer science theory and its application, this degree offers experiential learning activities designed to produce career-ready graduates. With an eye to the future, the degree will introduce students to the latest emerging fields: Big Data Analysis, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, and the Internet of Things.


Graduates will be ready for careers in the areas of computer science, software engineering, software development, information systems analysis/consulting, software quality assurance, test engineering, cloud engineering, big data analytics, IoT, and cybersecurity. 

BCS graduates will also have the opportunity to further their education in graduate studies in the area of computer science and software engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Software Engineering Fundamentals
  • Computer Systems Architecture Fundamentals
  • Project: Software Implementation and Unit Testing
  • Scientific and Technical Communications
  • Linear Algebra and Discrete Mathematics
  • Programming Principles
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • User Experience Design
  • Operating Systems and Security Fundamentals
  • Data Structures and Algorithms

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or 19 years of age or olderSix 4U/M courses with a minimum cumulative average of 65% with the following required courses:

  • ENG4U
  • Any 4U math
  • Any four additional 4U/M courses
The minimum cumulative average required for consideration is 65%. Higher averages are often required for admission due to competition for available spaces in the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13800 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13800 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6506 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6506 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
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