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SchoolVancouver Island University
LocationNanaimo, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 14,500
Full-time Graduate: 440
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics 
Prerequisites Notes
Cost
International: $16,680

Approximate yearly cost for books and supplies (Note: Books and supply costs vary depending on course load and course type): $1,300.00
Scholarships
DescriptionThis program is designed to prepare students for a career as a computer programmer/programmer analyst. The program emphasizes programming skills, program design techniques as well as database and systems analysis skills. The program includes electives, and recommends students take business courses that will be of use in the computing industry. The program is designed in accordance with the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) accreditation standards.

Students who complete the diploma program will be able to complete VIU's Bachelor of Science, Major in Computer Science with an additional two years of full-time study.
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