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Computer Engineering Technology

Credential: Advanced DiplomaProgram Code: 03501Length: 6 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    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

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

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

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

The 2018-2019 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $4,076.70
  • international: $14,964.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$2,115.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,658.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$154.00$154.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,991.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,782.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$30.00$30.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 5Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 6Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.35$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.57$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Additional Costs

Extra fees apply for optional work placement.

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

PATHWAYS WITHIN HUMBER AFTER THIS PROGRAM

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.

Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

PATHWAYS OUT TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology - Trades and Technology Leadership

The following Humber programs will articulate with specific transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology or the Bachelor of Technology - Trades and Technology Leadership programs at Thompson Rivers University:

  • Architectural Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 69 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Architectural Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Civil Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Computer and Network Support Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Computer and Network Support Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Computer Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 66 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Computer Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electrical Engineering Technician - Control Systems Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electrical Engineering Technician - Control Systems Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 66 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 69 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 69 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 57 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 63 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HRAC) Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 57 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 66 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 69 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology: Trades and Technology Leadership program.
  • Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Advanced Diploma program is granted a maximum of 60 transfer credits into the Bachelor of Technology program.
    Humber students may apply after successfully completing the College's entire program and related requirements, if applicable.

Students applying for admission to any of the University programs are required to submit the university application form and applicable fees.  Students are subject to all University admission policies including the requirement to provide original documentation showing their full postsecondary academic history along with graduation with a relevant diploma from Humber.

For more information, contact: student@tru.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.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management

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 an Advanced Diploma as above
  • an overall minimum GPA of 65%
  • two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following:
    • Grade 12 English (67%) or
    • 3.0 credits of postsecondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution
  • minimum of one year relevant non-cooperative education related technical work experience

BCIT accepts applications for the program year-round.  The first step in the application process is completion of a pre-entry assessment conducted by BCIT's program administrator to review the technical work experience requirement.  Applicants are encouraged to 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.

TRANSFER OPTIONS

Can't find a pathway? You can still get the credit you deserve from your previous education or your prior work or life experience.

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Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

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

Current students please send inquiries to: SATadvising@humber.ca.

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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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


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Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Diagnose, solve, troubleshoot, and document technical problems involving computing devices using appropriate methodologies.
  • Integrate multiple software and hardware components using appropriate network architecture.
  • Participate in analyzing, planning, designing, and developing the architecture of computing devices and systems.
  • Plan, install, configure, modify, test, and maintain a variety of computer systems to meet functional requirements.
  • Apply principles of digital and analog circuits to the implementation of embedded computing devices.
  • Analyze, build, test, implement, and maintain applications.
  • Evaluate and document security issues associated with a variety of computing devices and propose alternatives to increase product reliability.
  • Articulate, defend, and conform to workplace expectations found in technology environments.
  • Contribute to the successful completion of the project applying the project management principles in use.


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Work Placement

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.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
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September 2019NorthOpenOpen
January 2020NorthOpenOpen

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, organizations and government departments that need computer engineers, and many more.

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on 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.

On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.