Bow Valley College

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Software Development Diploma

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Program Information

School:Bow Valley College
Faculty:School of Creative Technologies
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Description:Gain practical experience in the cycles of software development through hands-on learning and real projects. You'll gain an understanding of industry standards of planning, developing, and quality assurance testing. You'll learn the fundamentals of computer logic, giving you a solid foundation in applying programming skills in a variety of situations. You'll also becoming familiar with emerging topics like user experience (UX) and the internet of things.

This program will be delivered in flexible learning spaces. A laptop computer with course applicable software will be required (specifications below).

Laptop specifications


  • Intel quad core CPU (i5 or i7)
  • 8GB RAM (16GB recommended)
  • 13 inch 1080p screen (15 inches recommended)
  • a dedicated graphics card with 2GB of VRam
  • 128GB solid state hard drive (256GB recommended)
  • portable hard drive (for data backup)
  • Windows 10

** Equivalent specification in an Apple MacBook Pro is acceptable.
URL:Software Development Diploma at Bow Valley College
Length:16 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,859

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* 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 05, 2020

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