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 Computer Studies
SchoolLangara College
LocationVancouver, BC, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 5,600
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have completion of BC Grade 12 or equivalent, or be 19 years of age or older; within the last three years, 'C' or higher in Principles of Mathematics 12 or Precalculus 12 or a 75 or higher on the Langara College Mathematics Diagnostic Test; and one of the following: TOEFL (paper-based) with a total score of 550 or higher and an essay score of 4.0 or higher, OR TOEFL (computer-based) with a total score of 213 or higher and an essay score of 4.0 or higher, OR TOEFL (Internet-based) with a total score of 80 or higher and a minimum of 18 in Listening, 20 in Reading, 18 in Speaking, and 20 in Writing, OR IELTS 6.5, OR Duolingo English Test with a score of 110; OR CAEL 60 overall with essay 60, OR LPI (Language Proficiency Index) Level 4 with essay 24, OR LET (Langara English Test) Level 2, OR ELA (English Language Assessment) 145 offered by VCC (Vancouver Community College), OR Successful completion of LEAP Level 8 OR Successful completion of B.C. Grade 12 English or Communications or equivalent, OR Successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course for which Langara College awards transfer credit, OR Successful completion of VCC English 099.

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (2 semesters) of the program.

The Computing Science & Information Systems Department offers a Diploma in Computer Studies. The Diploma in Computer Studies can be completed in two years, and offers a foundation in computer science and information systems education. The program covers topics including program design, systems analysis and design, fundamentals of microcomputers, web development, networking, and more.

The Diploma in Computer Studies also offers a co-op option, providing students with the opportunity to get further hands-on experience in a work environment. The program can be completed in two years if started in the fall semester.

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