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Software Developer



Software Developer

Software Developer Diploma course - Winnipeg - MITT

The Software Developer graduate acquires the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to qualify for career opportunities as a Junior Full-Stack Software Developer. Students complete practical, hands-on projects that emphasize quantitative reasoning, analysis and problem solving, technical writing and communications, and disciplined development of modern front-end and back-end software systems. Students should expect to work collaboratively on project-based assignments.

The program includes an eight-week work practicum and participation in MITT’s Work Skills Series workshops which provides students a solid foundation in the employability and essential skills employers demand. Graduates are provided access to the GitHub platform where they can further develop their professional presence.

Note: The Software Developer program is continuously updated to reflect current technologies and trends in the industry. Course offerings, content, and order are subject to change.

Who it is for

Individuals who are highly motivated, have an aptitude for logical reasoning and problem-solving, and who desire a career working in technology—either independently or as part of a team. Students who are interested in this profession should also be patient, prepared to work long hours, and enjoy a collaborative work environment.

Course information
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Tuition

 2020/212019/2020
Domestic $9,050 (does not include laptop) $8,800 (does not include laptop)
International $16,350 (does not include laptop) $14,850 (does not include laptop)

Entrance requirements

Manitoba high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), or equivalent, including:

Grade 12 Math (40S) with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent.

Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S) with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent.

A qualifying score on the Programmer Assessment Test (PAT). Please review the PAT Information and Form and Frequently Asked Questions.

If educated outside of Canada, applicants must also have demonstrated English Language Proficiency.

It is also strongly recommended that students be proficient in basic computer skills such as email, web searches, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software prior to applying for this program.

Before you apply

Choose a test centre option for completing your online 2.5-hour Programmer Assessment Test (PAT), and complete the PAT Form. This form must be submitted with your application.

Click here for more information on entrance requirements.

Start dates

Next start dates:

  • Fall 2020 (September start, Day)- Apply today!
  • Winter 2021 (January start, Day) - The Winter 2021 portal has been temporarily closed to allow MITT to divert resources to Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 admissions. All Winter 2021 applications that have been received will be retained. The portal will be reopened at a later date. We appreciate your patience and understanding at this challenging time.

Class times:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm

Future Offering (subject to change):

  • Fall 2021 (September start, Day)

Supplies

A complete supply list can be found in the supplies section.

Entrance requirements

Manitoba high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), or equivalent, including:

Grade 12 Math (40S) with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent.

Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S) with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent.

A qualifying score on the Programmer Assessment Test (PAT). Please review the PAT Information and Form and Frequently Asked Questions.

If educated outside of Canada, applicants must also have demonstrated English Language Proficiency.

Before the start of this program, international students will be required to complete Introduction to College and Work, a four-week preparatory program designed to help transition students successfully to the cultural, technical, and work expectations of Canadian post-secondary and workplace environments. Please see the Introduction to College and Work program page for more information.

It is also strongly recommended that students be proficient in basic computer skills such as email, web searches, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software prior to applying for this program.

Before you apply

Choose a test centre option for completing your online 2.5-hour Programmer Assessment Test (PAT), and complete the PAT Form. This form must be submitted with your application.

Click here for more information on entrance requirements.

Start dates

 Next start dates:

  • Fall 2020 (August start, Day) - Apply today!
  • Winter 2021 (January start, Day) - The Winter 2021 portal has been temporarily closed to allow MITT to divert resources to Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 admissions. All Winter 2021 applications that have been received will be retained. The portal will be reopened at a later date. We appreciate your patience and understanding at this challenging time.

Class times:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm

Future Offering (subject to change):

  • Fall 2021 (August start, Day)

Supplies

A complete supply list can be found in the supplies section.

Work practicum

There will be an unpaid, eight-week internship at the end of the program. Students will be required to successfully complete all coursework and meet practicum eligibility requirements prior to being placed on internship.

MITT does not guarantee practicum placements and, in such situations, the Institute will explore alternative options for program completion with a student.

Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    1 year full-time (12 months of study)
  • Credential
    Diploma
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $9,050 (2020/21, does not include laptop) // $8,800 (2019/20, does not include laptop)
  • books
    $401 (2019/20 & 2020/21)
  • additional student fees
    $180 Infrastructure/Technology Fee (2020/21) // $174 Infrastructure/technology (2019/20); $50 MITT Award Fund
Notes: Fees may be subject to change.
Textbook information can be found at mitt.ca/textbooks.

International Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    1 Year full time (12 months of study)
  • Credential
    Diploma
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $16,350 (2020/21, does not include laptop) // $14,850 (2019/20, does not include laptop)
  • books
    $401 (2019/20 & 2020/21)
  • additional student fees
    $180 Infrastructure/Technology Fee (2020/21) // $174 Infrastructure/technology (2019/20); $50 MITT Award Fund; $800-$1200 Health Insurance
Notes: Fees may be subject to change.
Textbook information can be found at mitt.ca/textbooks.

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