Douglas College

Canada ,New Westminster | New Westminster

Diploma in Computing Science

  • Duration: 24
  • $ 19102/year
  • IELTS: 6(6)
  • Diploma

One of Canada's major public institutions offering degrees, Douglas College was established in 1970 and is situated in British Columbia. Programs in healthcare, business, the arts, and human services are available through Douglas College, along with university-level courses in science and the arts. In addition to its two main campuses in New Westminster and Coquitlam's David Liam Campus suburban campus, the institute also operates a number of smaller training facilities in Surrey, Burnaby, and Maple Ridge. The college offers its students accommodation alternatives both on and off campus. They feature a sizable library with books, DVDs, articles, and tools to assist students in their studies. The college's research and creative resources are also housed in the Douglas Open Repository, or DOOR.


Along with many other recreational facilities, the site also contains a gym, a small box theater, and a big 300-seat proscenium theater. Over 24,000 people are enrolled at Douglas College, including 17,000 credit-seeking students, 8,500 continuing education enrollees, and about 4210 international students from 92 different nations. The academic faculty has about 960 people on it. Up to 10 bachelor's degree programs in Applied Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Business Administration, Nursing, Therapeutic, Child and Youth Care, Recreation and the Performing Arts, Criminology, and Social Work are available at the college. 


The Douglas College has catered alumni that have excelled in their career paths. Some of the notable alumni of the Douglas college include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker for short story collection Bad Endings, businessman Frank Guistra, Gold medalist wrestler in Olympic, Daniel Igali, actor Adrian Holmes, and author Sky Lee.

Do you want to work in the developing IT sector? or begin a profession in game development? With the Computing Science Diploma from Douglas College, you have a choice.


You will become familiar with utilizing industry-standard programming languages and master the fundamentals of computer programming throughout the first year of this two-year curriculum. Depending on the electives you select, you might graduate from year one with either an academic foundations certificate or a certificate in computing science. At Douglas College, you can get your diploma in either the general information technology stream or the game development stream.


Basic Stream

You may start your career as a software engineer, information security analyst, IT manager, database administrator, and more with the General Stream's training in software development, programming, and information analysis. 

Earn money while you study

You can gain paid job experience for legitimate businesses and organizations prior to graduation if you have a Computing Science Diploma and are qualified for co-op. Once you start looking for employment, you will have an advantage over the competitors because to this experience.


Tuition: $19102 per year




Successful recipients typically have an above average GPA (B equivalent or higher) and strong English language proficiency test scores (i.e. IELTS 7.0 and above, or equivalent).

IELTS: 6(6)


Academics: 2.8 GPA

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