Business Information Systems, Advanced Diploma | Saskatchewan Polytechnic | Saskatoon, Canada
24 months
17500 CAD/year
8000 CAD/year
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Business Information Systems (BIS) at Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a two-year diploma program offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus. It includes four academic semesters and a six-month paid co-operative education work term.


About this Degree

The Business Information Systems program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic starts with a solid foundation in business basics with a focus on information technology functions and learning how to use them to develop meaningful business solutions. This includes training in:

  • Software development languages (Visual Studio.NET, Java, COBOL);
  • Computer hardware, networking and operating systems (Windows, Unix and Linux);
  • Data gathering, modeling and database management systems (Oracle, SQL Server 2000);
  • Retrieval techniques of databases and programming languages (SQL, PLSQL, ADO.NET, JDBC); and
  • Target platforms, including Windows application development, networked software development, web application development (XHTML, JavaScript, ASP, Java).

You’ll use cutting edge technology in servers, programming and mobile apps. You’ll have opportunities to develop or enhance actual production applications, and build hands-on skills in systems analysis, design methodologies and project management.

Your Career

You’re job-ready at graduation. You could work as a software developer, systems analyst, programmer analyst, web/mobile app developer or help desk support. As you gain experience, explore opportunities in IT management or build specialized skills in database administration, advanced web development, project and network management. You could also build a name for yourself as a private consultant or independent contractor.

Programme Structure


  • Programming for Information Systems
  • Business Computing
  • Visual Application Development
  • Business Statistics
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Object Oriented Programming Concepts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 12 with any 30-level mathematics course or with ICTC FIT (Information and Communication Technology Council Focus on IT) certificate
  • English Language Requirement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17500 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • Year 2 National - $6,500
  • Year 2 International - 15,000.0

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 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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