Seneca College (Newnham Campus), NORTH YORK, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    North York, OntarioLocation
    CollegeSchool type
    EStd 1967established year

    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Informatics and Security)

    4 years
    full time
    honours, co-op & on-campus

    $ 15,474 

    1st Year

    International Student Tution

    Program Description

    • BTech in Informatics and Security at Seneca College is a full-time program offered for a duration of 4 years.
    • For graduation, the program requires successful completion of the co-op work terms.
    • While pursuing the degree, students will develop a comprehensive knowledge of vulnerability and threat assessment, risk management, data analysis, and network and operating system infrastructure.
    • Throughout this program student will learn about:
      • Internal and external security needs
      • Analysis and implementation of distributed computer systems
      • Understanding data communication principles and operation systems
      • Understanding the security of infrastructure components
      • Design and implement secure information acquisition, transmission, and storage practices
      • Analysis of project and system requirements
      • Deployment of security on a variety of platforms
      • Project planning and management
      • Research methodology
      • Technology planning and acquisition
    • The student to teacher ratio is 22:1 which helps increase interaction between professors and students.
    • Students can apply for scholarship programs initiated by the Government of Canada up to 40,664 USD per year.
    • Studying and living in Canada may cost up to 28,500-29,250 USD per year for an international student.
    • Students may have job opportunities as a Cyber Security Analyst, Network Security Administration, etc with an average salary of 73,125 USD per year.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees$ 67144 for 4 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Mar 1)
    Admission Intakespring (Deadline - Sept 1)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    Program URL

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, including six Grade 12 (U - University or M - University/College) courses with a minimum average of 65%.
    • Students should have completed the following courses with a minimum average of 65%:
      • English: Grade 12 ENG4U
      • Mathematic: any Grade 12 U 
    • International students must submit scores of IELTSTOEFL, or PTE to meet the minimum English language requirements.

    Work Experience Eligibility: 

    • Work experience is required as part of this program.
    • A work-integrated learning experience that amounts to no less than 420 hours of full-time equivalent work is desirable.
    • Students must be in good standing and meet all identified requirements prior to participating in the work experience.
    • Students are recommended to seek relevant industry work experience opportunities for demonstrating better knowledge of the program

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • An applicant should have graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
    • Taking a minimum of 4 major subjects in 12th Grade is essential, including English with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.

    Required Document List

    Required Documents are:

    • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
    • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.
    • Certificates: One of the following certificates with a minimum grade of 65 or above in required program subjects:
      • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
      • The Senior School Certificate
      • The Pre-University Examination Certificate
      • The Intermediate Examination Certificate

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Mar 1, 2022
    spring Sep 1, 2021

    Scores Required

    84 / 120

    Avg. Score in


    6.5 / 9

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    60 / 90

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fees$15474$15474$15474$15474
    Books and Supply$1312$1312$1312$1312
    Total Fees$16786$16786$16786$16786

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 8100
    Transportation and Food$ 8100

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$ 150YesN/A
    Jared J. Davis Grant$ 1000YesN/A
    Microsoft Tuition ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    The Google Lime Scholarship$ 10000YesDec 4, 2021

    VISA & Work Study


    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
    • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
    • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
    • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
    • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
    • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
    • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
      • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
      • Be registered at the University of Manitoba as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
      • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
    • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
      • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD 
      • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD
    • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

    Career and Placement after Course

    When the student graduates from this program, these are the types of career options that student can explore:

    • Cybersecurity analyst
    • Security operations center analyst
    • Compliance and controls analyst
    • Network and systems administrator
    • Infrastructure and cyber defense operations
    • Information security co-ordinator
    • Network security administrator
    • Information security analyst
    • Cybersecurity intelligence and analytics analyst
    • Information technology security analyst
    • Information security consultant

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