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, skills in hardware and software, electronics and networking, plus a variety of systems. As well, you will 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, you will 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 Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Our program features an optional, 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 4, for a minimum of 400 hours. Humber provides a range of services to support student success including working with business, industry and government to identify employment opportunities.
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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.
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, organizations and government departments that need computer engineers, and many more.
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