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

    North York, OntarioLocation
    CollegeSchool type
    EStd 1967established year

    Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Software Development)

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

    $ 15,474 

    1st Year

    International Student Tution

    Program Description

    • BTech in Software Development at Seneca College is an honors degree offered for a duration of 4 years on a full-time basis.
    • For graduation, the successful completion of the co-op work terms is required.
    • While pursuing the course, students strengthen their knowledge through theory classes, case studies, guest lectures, and co-op work experience.
    • Throughout this program, the student will develop the following skills:
      • Communicate and manage projects in a team and individually
      • Program algorithms and software languages
      • Operate system architectures
      • Web application design and deployment
      • Network and information security
      • Database design and development
      • System methodologies and project management
      • Business principles and management
      • Research and problem-solving
    • The Student to Teacher ratio is 22:1 which helps increase interaction between professors and students.
    • Additional fees are required for those participating in the mandatory co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.
    • Students may have job opportunities as Computer Hardware Engineers, Computer Systems Analysts, etc with an average salary of 53,030 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
    Go Clean Scholarship$ 3500YesDec 31, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity ScholarshipsVariableYesFeb 19, 2021
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$ 150YesN/A
    Jared J. Davis Grant$ 1000YesN/A

    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

    As a graduate of this program, the student may pursue future career options, such as:

    • Client application developer
    • Server application developer
    • Database application specialist
    • Web developer
    • Information security analyst
    • Project manager
    • Software engineer and designer
    • System software programmer
    • Interactive media developer
    • Information systems testing technician
    • Application developer
    • iOS developer, and etc


    8.8 /10

    I wanted to opt for this college because it had many good student reviews and my counselor also suggested this college to me because here I'll get a chance to grow in a diverse community. I also read that the classes here are challenging and I'll be able to see myself meeting my goal. I was required to pay a charge of $70 for the form as I submitted my application through the online portal.

    Course Curriculum :

    Within the program, we enhance our knowledge through theory and hand-on experience with the help of case studies, guest speakers, and a co-op work experience. The program also covers topics in operating systems, web applications, multimedia interfaces, information security, databases, system analysis and design principles. I also developed to skills communicate and manage projects in a team and individually, program algorithms, software languages, and Operate system architectures.

    9 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    8.0 /10

    I chose this college because it has a variety of partners in the IT industry and has a very well-distinguished co-op program.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course curriculum and overall quality of education at Seneca college is great. The professors are very helpful and carefully explain important concepts.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement

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