University of Calgary

Software Engineering

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary
Faculty:Schulich School of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Computer Software Engineering
Description:

Software engineers use their specialized knowledge to develop, install, validate, and maintain software systems. As a software engineering student you will gain theoretical foundations and plenty of design and research experience so you can achieve success in your field. During the course of your studies, much of your learning will occur in class, during tutorials, and through designing a complete industrial process for a specific product.



This fully-accredited program features a common first year, which consists of 10 courses in mathematics, sciences, computing, engineering principles, communications and design. These courses will provide you with a solid foundation for your engineering training and introduce you to a variety of engineering disciplines. You'll apply for admission to a specific engineering program at the end of your first year.
URL:Software Engineering at University of Calgary
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,172

The calculated estimated cost is for first year tuition with a full course load (5 courses) for both fall and spring semesters.
Careers:Software Engineer

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85 to 89
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics 

The applicant's offer is finalized on passing the Bioengineering Institute Summer course. Applicants without Calculus MCV4U or equivalent may be considered at a higher average. Students who are admitted to the School under these conditions, will require enrolment in an alternative calculus stream. Equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) courses or SAT2 subject tests are accepted.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Please see the link above for up-to-date program requirements.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 20, 2020