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Web and Mobile Application Development: Associate Certificate


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Applications are submitted externally through the BCIT website.

Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Courses in this program are offered using online and/or hybrid delivery method in Fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Confirm directly with BCIT about the learning method.

  • Program Start Date
    January, April, September
  • Campuses
    Burnaby

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  • Length
    25 credits, part-time studies
  • Tuition Estimate
    Please see the Fees, Payments and Refunds section of the website for information
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    Varies
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • University Course Transfer
  • Learning Method Options
    • Face-to-Face
    • Temporarily online/hybrid Fall 2020

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 BCIT's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Application Fee: $90 Domestic / $154 Intl

1) Program Admission Requirements

This program is not available to international students. View available programs

Program Entry

Prerequisites:

A)
Applied Software Development (ASD) Associate Certificate plus solid web scripting skills, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery and intro PHP.

Students must already have a strong understanding of object oriented programming in both Java and C#, plus Business Analysis and Systems Design before starting this program.

Those students who have not completed ASD and have other formal post-secondary in Computing and IT must provide detailed course outlines to prove equivalence to:

COMP 2613 - Java Application Development

COMP 2614 - .NET Windows Application Development in C#

COMP 2831 - Business Analysis and Systems Design

B)
WMA includes advanced web scripting and development tools, students must already have these skills as prerequisites.

COMP 1850 - Web Development and Design 1 or equivalent knowledge in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and FTP.

COMP 2015 - Introduction to JavaScript and jQuery or equivalent knowledge.

COMP 3015 - Introduction to PHP or equivalent knowledge of PHP. 

Some students may wish to complete the Applied Web Development - Associate Certificate which includes the web scripting prerequisites.

Be sure that you have the required knowledge and skills before enrolling in any course.

You are also expected to have excellent command of English and Math at a BC high school Grade 12 level or equivalent.

Before starting this program, students should have some work experience or post-secondary education in either business or computing.


Program declaration

Declaring your Part-time Studies program ensures that BCIT is aware of your intent to complete a program as it is currently outlined and also provides you the opportunity to apply for transfer credit.
Read more about program declaration requests

BCIT accepts only complete program declarations. To declare this program:

  • Answer all questions completely prior to submission.
  • If required, convert transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files.
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee.
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Upon approval, a program plan letter will be sent to you confirming your program of study. Please allow approximately eight weeks for processing.

Note: Please complete Applied Software Development (ASD)COMP 1850COMP 2015 and COMP 3015 before declaring your intent to complete this program.

Scheduled intakes

Ongoing Part-time Studies intakes: January, April and September.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

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

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The English-Language Proficiency required for study at BCIT is detailed here.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

Out-of-Province

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

BC Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Mature Student

If you have not graduated from secondary school you can still be admitted to BCIT based on your relevant experience.

To gain Mature student status, you must also meet BCIT's English-language requirements as well as any prerequisites for your desired program.

There is helpful information for Mature students in the Frequently Asked Questions section of BCIT's Admission & Registration webpage.

International Student

For details on applying to BCIT as an International Student check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

The Technology Entry Program is for students who want to improve their skills in core areas such as communications, Math, Chemistry or Physics to meet the prerequisites of their intended BCIT Technology Program.

 

How to Apply

For information on applying to BCIT's programs check here.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.