Seneca College

Database Application Developer

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Degree:Post-diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Description:Seneca’s School of Information and Communications Technology is a recognized leader in developing and delivering relevant programs. The DAD program will teach you how to design and implement databases on Linux/UNIX and Windows platforms. You’ll create web–enabled databases using ORACLE and SQL Server that can be manipulated through a GUI front end created with JAVA or Visual Basic in the .NET environment.

After one academic semester, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for the co-op program. Entrance into the co-op component is based on overall G.P.A. and on the results of communication tests that include reading, writing and listening comprehension skills. Successful applicants apply for a one-semester co-op work-term that will commence after their second academic semester.
URL:Database Application Developer at Seneca College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,735
International: $17,338

All students enrolled in a co-operative education program will be charged an additional, non-refundable, administrative fee. Collection of the fees will commence with the semester in which the first Co-op Professional Practice subject is scheduled, at the rate of $495.00 per work term.

Admission Requirements


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

  •   English 

Program Eligibility: - Applicants must have ONE of the following: A degree or diploma in Computers; A degree or diploma in a non-computer field + 2 yrs IT experience; A degree or diploma in a non-computer field and completion of IT programming courses; mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with 3 to 5 years of documented work experience in a related field. Relevant reference must be provided. - English proficiency at the college level. - Applicants must possess good logic, aptitude and reasoning skills along with knowledge of Windows PC environment and web browsers. Knowledge of at least one programming language (C, C++ or Java) is required.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: Minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper based) or 88 (internet based with no test below 22), OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.5 (no single test score below 6.0), OR CAEL with an overall band score of 70

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Applicants will be considered on the basis of their previous scholastic record, a pre-test and current resume. In the event of oversubscription, additional selection criteria may be used.

* 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 July 18, 2015