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What will I learn?

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This advanced diploma program is designed for those who are interested in developing mobile applications for smartphones, tablets, and the web. Students will learn and apply techniques in writing apps for major platforms common in today’s mobile application marketplace. In addition, students will develop a deep understanding of object-oriented programming principles, cross-platform development both web and native, user interface design, database fundamentals, systems development, and project management, as well as being introduced to game development techniques. Students will gain knowledge and skills in these areas of study:

Analyze and design mobile applications based on user specifications using object orientation.

Develop, test, and deploy a variety of native mobile applications for multiple platforms and devices.

Develop, test, and deploy a variety of mobile web-based client server-side applications for multiple platforms and devices.

Design, model, implement and maintain databases for both web site and mobile applications.

Select and apply current and relevant security features for implementation in both enterprise and personal device applications.

Design, develop and administer mobile applications by applying User Interface design skills and guidelines.

Coordinate or participate as a member of an agile project management team in the development of basic to complex web-based and mobile applications.

Analyze, implement and test solutions to performance issues for optimization of mobile website and native applications.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Create apps that are in high demand today and in the future.

Develop high quality apps for smartphones, tablets, desktop and the web.

Gain valuable experience designing User Experiences (UX – UI).

Learn to build agile projects and properly designed databases.

Learn the fundamentals of mobile game development.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of this program may find entry level positions in industries that write, modify and integrate software - both web and native - for mobile application devices, internet-based applications, and in other information technology and systems roles. Employment opportunities may be found in computer software and mobile applications development firms, information technology consulting firms, business environments, corporate training development organizations, and information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Mobile Applications Development (Ontario College Advanced Diploma) (MTCU Code 61916)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

1. Analyze and design mobile applications based on user specifications using object orientation.

2. Develop, test, and deploy a variety of native mobile applications for multiple platforms and devices.

3. Develop, test and deploy a variety of mobile web-based client server-side applications for multiple platforms and devices.

4. Design, model, implement and maintain databases for both web site and mobile applications.

5. Comply with and promote adherence to relevant laws, industry standards, guidelines and best practices.

6. Select and apply current and relevant security features for implementation in both enterprise and personal device applications.

7. Design, develop and administer mobile applications by applying User Interface design skills and guidelines.

8. Coordinate or participate as a member of an agile project management team in the development of basic to complex web-based and mobile applications.

9. Analyze, implement and test solutions to performance issues for optimization of mobile web site and native applications.

Which department am I in?

St. Clair College

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
Year 1: CAN $14,968.46; Year 2: CAN $13,816.86; Year 3: CAN $13,816.86. Please note this fee is for 2019 - 2020 and subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

St. Clair College

Windsor Campus,

2000 Talbot Road West,

WINDSOR,

Ontario (ON),

N9A 6S4, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level.

English Proficiency Requirements:

  • IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0, or
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English) Level 51, or
  • TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 500, or internet-based test (iBT) score of 61, or computer-based test (CBT) score of 173.
  • MELAB - English Language Institute of the University of Michigan minimum Score of 75
  • CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language minimum score 60

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

Students at St. Clair College discover new things, create lifelong relationships and gain the tools they need to embark on fruitful careers.

  • Specialized applied arts and technology college
  • Three campuses in Ontario
  • 120 diploma, degree and graduate certificate choices
  • Graduate employment rate of 87.5%