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Computer Engineering Technology

Credential: Advanced Diploma Program Code: 03501 Length: 6 semesters

Programs Starting Between:

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
    • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

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All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

 

Mature Applicants

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older (21 or older for degree programs) as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber will use your college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

University Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber will use your university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

 

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
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September 2017NorthOpenOpen
January 2018NorthOpenOpen

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic $3,991.78
  • international $14,200.

Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

Extra fees apply for optional work placement.

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Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Humber Degree Pathways

Complete your degree with us. Humber's degrees are designed with our diploma graduates in mind. We'll give you credit for what you’ve already learned and help you take the next step in less time.

Graduates may be considered for admission to:

Management Studies, Bachelor of Commerce 

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent 
  • Any Grade 12U-level Mathematics with a minimum grade of 60 per cent, or Humber's TMTH 104 and TMTH 204, with an average of 60 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Future Study Options

Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Windsor, ON
Institution(s): University of Windsor

Applicants from Humber College who have been awarded an Advanced Diploma in:

  • Architectural Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • HRAC Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology

will be eligible for admission to the University of Windsor into the Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree program provided the minimum cumulative GPA requirements of 70% are met.

For further information, contact:

Jacqueline Stagner
Undergraduate Programs Coordinator
1.519.253.3000 x 5948
stagner@uwindsor.ca

web4.uwindsor.ca/units/registrar/calendars/undergraduate

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Burnaby, BC
Institution(s): BC Institute of Technology

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) recognizes Humber College's Advanced Diplomas in:

  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology

as the academic basis of entry into the Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management degree program.  Applicants from Humber College who have been awarded a relevant advanced diploma will be eligible for admission to BCIT provided all other entrance criteria are met.

For further information, contact:

Laurie McGee, Program Administrator,
604.432.8459
Laurie_McGee@bcit.ca

www.bcit.ca/study/programs/8350btech

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Technology, Software Engineering Technology 

Credential Opportunity: Adv. Diploma to Degree
Location: Hamilton, ON
Institution(s): McMaster University

Eligibility:  A 3-year Technology Advanced Diploma with a minimum average of  75% is required for admission.  Admission requirements are subject to change. 

Credit Transfer:  Students are admitted directly to Level 3 with 60 advanced standing transfer credit units awarded. 

Credits to be achieved:  A four-year degree program requires the completion of a minimum of 132 units. Advanced credit (60 units) will count towards the total unit count required. 72 credits must be completed at McMaster University.

For further information, contact:

McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Program
905-525-9140 ext 20221
btech@mcmaster.ca

www.mybtechdegree.ca

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

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Program Contact(s)

Mihyar Hesson
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5964
mihyar.hesson@humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $2,072.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,254.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $154.00 $154.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89  $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89  $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89  $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 5 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89  $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 6 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89  $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

Our Program

Humber’s Computer Engineering Technology advanced diploma program trains you to develop and design the cutting-edge technologies that propel most businesses and governments around the world.

You will be taught by industry experts, in small classes, innovative skills in hardware and software, electronics and networking, plus a variety of systems. As well, learn to upgrade and incorporate new technological advances into existing systems.

The curriculum is designed with industry collaboration, ensuring you are learning the skills that companies require. The program features courses in programming; electronics; networks set up and programming; Linux/Ubuntu installation and configuration; and the network services that lay the groundwork to build software skills and expertise in data communications, networking and security. You’ll develop, install and operate computer embedded and network systems; work on various network protocols and microcontrollers; and learn to refine and develop current applications.

In your final year, focus on integrating all your skills by examining the inner workings of networks, using different application programming interfaces (APIs) to build network applications, comparing different computer architectures and completing a major project using an embedded system.

Courses Program Standards

Work Placement

Humber’s Computer Engineering Technology program features an optional, preferably paid, work placement directly related to your program of study. The work experience is designed to enable you to apply your skills and knowledge in an actual work environment, as well as enhance your employability upon graduation. The work experience occurs after the completion of semester four, for a minimum of 400 hours. Participating students are required to complete work preparation sessions prior to the work term to help them develop an industry-specific resumé and effective interviewing skills. Humber provides a range of services to support student success, including working with business, industry and government to identify employment opportunities.

The Humber Experience

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This diverse program enables you to graduate as a computer engineering technologist with both hardware and software skills. Watch the video to learn more.

Your Career

Train for a career making computer hardware and software better, faster and cheaper.

This is a challenging industry, as companies hire skilled computer engineers to stay ahead of ever-changing consumer demand. According to the Canadian government’s Working in Canada website, there is a “high concentration of technology and research institutes” in the Toronto area. The same report says that employers are interested in recruiting people who have technology-specific and practical working experience.

Analytical and design skills are at the forefront of this ever-evolving career. Hardware and software integrated system implementations, testing, maintenance and the need for continuous improvement and upgrading keep graduates at the top of their game. Graduates work for technology companies, in addition to many other companies, organizations and government departments that need computer engineers.

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.