Computer Systems Technology, Advanced Diploma | Saskatchewan Polytechnic | Saskatoon, Canada
24 months
19500 CAD/year
8500 CAD/year
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The two-year Computer Systems Technology diploma is available full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus and Regina Campus, with a number of courses also available through distance and/or continuing education. 


About this Computer Systems Technology Degree at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Computer systems technologists solve computer-related issues for businesses, government agencies, utilities, law enforcement agencies, health services providers, educational institutions and more. It’s a career that demands a unique blend of skills—computer literacy, technical know-how and communications savvy—but also lets you specialize in areas that interest you the most, including programming, software design, mobile application programming, data communications and web design.

Comprehensive technical training gives you a solid foundation of theory and hands-on lab practice in:

  • designing, installing and managing local area networks
  • developing computer programs in various programming languages
  • developing interactive web pages with multimedia components
  • developing proficiency in several common computer application packages
  • installing and configuring computer hardware and software
  • performing systems analysis and design
  • programming apps for mobile devices (smart phones, tablets, etc.)
  • providing end-user technical support services
  • troubleshooting and repairing hardware problems

You’ll also learn business principles, project management and communication skills—attributes potential employers look for when hiring for IT personnel.

Programme Structure


  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Operating Systems Fundamentals
  • Programming
  • Web Site Development
  • Workplace Communication
  • Hardware

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


137 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Minimum 60% in Foundations of Math 30 or Pre-Calculus 30*
  • Minimum 70% in one of the following sciences: Physics 30, Chemistry 30 or Computer Science 30
  • Minimum overall average of 65%
  • English Language Requirement

 *Previous Saskatchewan mathematics requirement also accepted:

  • Minimum of 70% in Math B30

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 CAD per year during 24 months.

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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