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University Transfer Computing Science and Software Systems Certificate


Intake
  • Fall
  • Spring

  • Program Start Date
    September, May
  • Campuses
    Broadway

    Resources

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    30 Credits (1 year full-time; or varies part-time)
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    $7,150 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $200 - $500 per course
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • University Course Transfer
  • Learning Method Options
    Face-to-Face

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out VCC's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

International students may refer to the VCC International page for details on admission deadlines. 

Application Fee: $35

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in brackets)

1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. English

One of:

3. Mathematics

One of:

  • Pre-Calculus 12 (B)
  • VCC Math 0983 (B) and 0993 (B)
  • VCC Math 1020 (C)
  • VCC Math Pre-Calculus Assessment Test (MPT) (72%)
  • equivalent course

4. One of the following:

  • Physics 12 (C+)
  • Chemistry 12 (C+)
  • Biology 12 (C+)
  • VCC Physics 0983 (C+) and 0993 (C+)
  • VCC Chemistry 0983 (C+) and 0993 (C+)
  • VCC Biology 0983 (C+) and 0993 (C+)
  • equivalent course
Admission Advice:

1. More details about English testing can be found at VCC Assessment Centre.

2. Aside from program entry/admission requirements, there are also specific course registration requirements (called prerequisites) which are listed within VCC’s course description. For course registration and program completion purposes, you will need to meet the prerequisites for individual courses in the program. For example: in order to be eligible to take CHEM 1121, you need to have completed Chemistry 12 or equivalent.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy VCC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate the appropriate level of English language proficiency to function successfully in an English-speaking classroom. 

Be sure to check your program admissions requirements for the level of English required. Requirements are detailed within each program profile in EducationPlannerBC's Undergraduate Program Search Database for VCC.

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

There are three types of requirements that applicants to VCC need to meet:

  • General requirements (completion of high school or be at least 16 years of age)
  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Program requirements (detailed within each program profile in EducationPlannerBC's Undergraduate Program Search Database for VCC)
Verify information directly with VCC.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program of study at VCC. Program-specific admission requirements are detailed within each program profile in EducationPlannerBC's Undergraduate Program Search Database for VCC)

Verify information directly with VCC.

 

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program of study at VCC. Program-specific admission requirements are detailed within each program profile in EducationPlannerBC's Undergraduate Program Search Database for VCC)

Verify information directly with VCC.

 

BC Transfer Student

Students transferring between post-secondary institutions in BC may refer to the BC Transfer Guide to search course transferability.

If you have completed some post-secondary education at another institution, you can possibly earn transfer credits toward your program at VCC. Students are responsible for initiating the transfer credit process by submitting a formal request (an Approval for Transfer Credit form) to Registrar's Office attaching all required documents. 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you have completed some post-secondary education at another institution, you can possibly earn transfer credits toward your program at VCC. Students are responsible for initiating the transfer credit process by submitting a formal request (an Approval for Transfer Credit form) to Registrar's Office attaching all required documents. 

Mature Student

You must be at least 18 years old (unless you have graduated from Secondary School) to meet the general admission requirement for VCC. In addition, specific program admission requirements must also be met.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

International Student

VCC International provides helpful information for International Students. It includes information on admission requirements, application procedures and much more.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

Click here for details about applying to VCC.