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A diploma is awarded to a student who has completed coursework in a particular field of study. Courses are typically one to two years in length and may be earned after obtaining a degree, or instead of obtaining one.

What is a diploma in software engineering? This course teaches students the skills necessary to design and develop user-friendly software. Computer programming and system design are also taught. In addition to the development of software, students will learn how to test, troubleshoot and maintain programs. Problem-solving and communication skills will be taught as well. For individuals who enjoy working with computers and are interested in improving the population’s usage of them, this can be a great course to take.

The field of software engineering is a competitive one, but completion of this course will give graduates a better chance of being hired. In addition, graduates of this program will have the satisfaction of knowing their work improves the daily lives of many people.

The cost of earning a diploma in software engineering varies widely from program to program. Students should do research to be sure their educational goals will be met before committing to a course. By choosing a program that is close to home, students may save a significant amount of money. However, there are many opportunities abroad as well.

Graduates of this program may expect to be hired as computer programmers, software engineers or database developers. There are usually many jobs available in this field, most of which pay an excellent wage. Competition for the best jobs remains high, so applicants with a good education will have a leg up over the competition.

Many colleges and universities offer diploma programs on flexible schedules. Employed students may prefer to attend classes part time or online. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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14 Results in Software Engineering

South African Business & Technology Institute

The purpose of this Qualification is to produce well-trained people who can conduct a practical investigation to provide stakeholders with information about the quality o ... [+]

The purpose of this Qualification is to produce well-trained people who can conduct a practical investigation to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the software product or service under test. It will provide learners with both theoretical and practical learning to develop their ability as software testers in the workplace.

Course Outline Semester 01 Semester 02 Conduct Technical Practitioners Meeting Perform Requirements Analysis Conduct Software Inspections and Reviews Apply a Systems Approach to Decision Making Manage the Software Testing Process Assist in the Configuration of an ERP Module Career Prospects Software Tester Software Test Manager Quality Assurance Analyst Quality Assurance Team leader Certification ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
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Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Campus
Institute of Technology Development of Canada

These diploma programs focus on preparing students to work as a programmer specializing in open source tools, placing them at the core of the digital revolution era and c ... [+]

These diploma programs focus on preparing students to work as a programmer specializing in open source tools, placing them at the core of the digital revolution era and creating a network effect of flexibility and affordability for companies that expect to create a customized customer experience. These programs will give students theoretical and practical skills in Content Management Systems, Perl and Python and Ruby on Rails. Open Source Web Development Diploma has an optional co-op component that can be taken after competition of the academic year.

The two options are:

Open Source Web Development Diploma Open Source Web Development Diploma with Co-op Admission requirements Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia 19 years or older) Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements. Career opportunities ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
September 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Focus College

Advanced Diploma qualifications provide practical skills and theoretical business knowledge that employers need. They allow advanced entry to universities nationally and ... [+]

Advanced Diploma qualifications provide practical skills and theoretical business knowledge that employers need. They allow advanced entry to universities nationally and internationally. The AD Computing: Software Development at SCQF level 8 provides current skills in specialist technical software development, and develops up-to-date knowledge in programming and systems development.

Software developers are needed in many different industries from biotechnology to telecommunications and transport. An SQA AD Computing: Software Development will give learners the skills and theoretical knowledge that they need as they move into higher education and employment. The software development activities covered include new development, modification, reuse, re-engineering, and maintenance.... [-]

Canada Kelowna Surrey
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
triOS College

All of today’s software applications from games played on mobile devices to online banking web pages, were created by application developers. ... [+]

All of today’s software applications from games played on mobile devices to online banking web pages, were created by application developers. The need for mobile application developers is at an all-time high and will continue to grow as technologies advance. Students can complete this program in one of the following four specialties:

Applications Developer (Mobile Web Specialist) - 4 certifications

Applications Developer (Mobile Specialist) - 5 certifications

Applications Developer (Enterprise Mobile Specialist) - 9 certifications

Applications Developer (Enterprise Web Specialist) - 8 certifications

Students receive:

Training on SQL, Java, C#, Linux, PHP programming and Android, Mobile Flash and iPhone development (depending on the specialty chosen). Real-world work experience with an 8 week Internship! Adobe Creative Suite Design Software. Free certification exam vouchers including designations from Adobe ACA (see details below). Free Microsoft Office Professional Plus and DreamSpark Premium CAREER OPPORTUNITIES ... [-]
Canada Mississauga Windsor Toronto Scarborough Oshawa London Kitchener Hamilton Brampton  + 6 More
September 2020
Full-time
50 - 58 weeks
Campus
Anibrain School Of Media Design

The use of smartphones has revolutionized the information technology age. Today, we use apps for everything, from learning programming to searching for recipes , playing ... [+]

Diploma in Android Overview

The use of smart phones has revolutionized the information technology age. Today, we use apps for everything, from learning programming to searching for recipes ,playing games to kid's A,B,C. Android holds nearly an 85% market share of the smartphone market.The course is designed specifically to make a person perfect mobility expert.The module in the course will take the student through various coding tools and development environment which will make the student a real expert in the field of mobile app development.

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Android has also made its way into various forms of hardware, from microwaves, washing machines, smart homes and even quad-copters. With over 1 billion Android devices already activated, Android is defining the future of ubiquitous computing and shaping the way we interact with the world around us.... [-]

India Pune
July 2020
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Shaw Academy

We all know that mobile is the future and with that comes mobile apps. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to create your very own app. Whet ... [+]

We all know that mobile is the future and with that comes mobile apps. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to create your very own app. Whether you are doing this course for personal or professional reasons, you will be blown away by just how much you can learn in 4 short weeks.

Course Details

Lesson 1 - Why make Mobile Apps?

Learn the process of mobile app creation, from beginning to end. In this course, you will learn all the steps that are necessary to go from the “big idea” to App Store success. We will show you exactly what a viable app idea entails and get you started on developing your app.

Lesson 2 - Designing for your Audience... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
CDI College

Start training in CDI College's Mobile Applications Development diploma program and in less than a year, you'll have the skills to start a new career creating and develop ... [+]

Start training in CDI College's Mobile Applications Development diploma program and in less than a year, you'll have the skills to start a new career creating and developing apps for computers and online environments.

In the program, you'll learn the keys of application development from a team of experienced instructors with years of experience in the field. Classes are kept small to ensure you receive focused, helpful feedback and individual attention to develop your skills quicker.

Training in C#, ASP.net & Java

An important part of your hands-on training is learning and applying the many programming languages needed to become a successful app developer for both desktop and mobile platforms.... [-]

Canada Calgary Edmonton
September 2020
CDI College

Start training in CDI College's Mobile Applications Development diploma program and in less than a year, you'll have the skills to start a new career creating and develop ... [+]

Start training in CDI College's Mobile Applications Development diploma program and in less than a year, you'll have the skills to start a new career creating and developing apps for computers and online environments.

In the program, you'll learn the keys of application development from a team of experienced instructors with years of experience in the field. Classes are kept small to ensure you receive focused, helpful feedback and individual attention to develop your skills quicker.

Training in C#, ASP.net & Java

An important part of your hands-on training is learning and applying the many programming languages needed to become a successful app developer for both desktop and mobile platforms.... [-]

Canada Calgary Edmonton
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
CDI College

The Web and Mobile Applications Development program is designed to prepare students for careers in computer, mobile and web application development. Learn the theory and ... [+]

The Web and Mobile Applications Development program is designed to prepare students for careers in computer, mobile and web application development. Learn the theory and gain the skill to start your exciting new career in computer, mobile and web application development. The Web and Mobile Applications Development diploma program is led by instructors with years of experience in the technology industry. In just over a year of training, you will learn everything you need to know about logic, program flow, programming constructs and problem-solving processes. You'll also gain a solid understanding of programming languages and technologies for platforms such as Google Android and Apple iOS. Upon graduation, you'll know how to develop fully functional computer, Web and mobile applications using a variety of development platforms and techniques.... [-]

Canada Vancouver Surrey Burnaby
September 2020
Full-time
South Mediterranean University

Training engineers to be effective in today’s increasingly complex and innovation-driven business environment goes beyond the traditional subject-based instruction and re ... [+]

Why Choose MedTech? Modern Teaching Methods: project-based learning, open innovation workspaces, extensive practical experience in modern laboratories, an open and collaborative relationship with the industry and research institutions. Highly Qualified Professors: experienced faculty, all holding Ph.D.s from prestigious universities. State of the Art Facilities and Laboratories: Laboratories in the major scientific fields (Chemistry, computer science, electronics, Physics..) Well-Rounded Training in Business Management, Governance and Ethics: successful engineers require a diverse set of competencies that extend to communication skills, business management, and an appreciation of the regulatory environment and the interplay between ethics and modern technologies. Possibilities of Dual Degrees: opportunities to benefit from visiting professors, joint research projects and joint diploma partnership with the University of Michigan, a Top-Ranked university in the USA. An Engineering Program Taught in English, Key to a Global Career ... [-]
Tunisia Tunis
September 2020
Full-time
3 - 3 years
Campus
Sault College

The emphasis in the Computer Programmer diploma program is to give students the necessary computer programming skills to design, develop and implement computer systems. ... [+]

Computer Programmer (2090) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Diploma Program Overview The emphasis in the Computer Programmer diploma program is to give students the necessary computer programming skills to design, develop and implement computer systems. Sault College strives to keep its hardware and software environments as close as possible to industry standards and that is reflected in the lab environment where a mix of platforms exists to support curriculum objectives. Students will develop their skills using a variety of programming languages in current use including C++, Python, Visual Basic .NET, Java and scripting languages, such as JavaScript, and apply those skills to the writing of standalone and web-based DBMS applications. Other courses relate to the design and implementation of databases, client server systems, mobile applications, systems analysis and design, and web-based systems. The program prides itself on highly motivated and qualified professors. The Computer Programming graduate may have the option of continuing into the Computer Programmer/Analyst program (2091). Upon completion, the Computer Programmer graduate will be poised for a position in this fast paced and rapidly growing field. Program of Study Semester 1... [-]

Canada Sault Ste. Marie
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Code Institute

14 to 60 Week Online Bootcamp: Stay in your current job and retrain in an affordable way with our online diploma. You’ll have great support throughout this hands-on cours ... [+]

14 to 60 Week Online Bootcamp

Stay in your current job and retrain in an affordable way with our online diploma. You’ll have great support throughout this hands-on course and you’ll finish with a cool portfolio of work.

Our Promise to You

Our one-to-one mentors will guide you through the course and our Student Care team are on hand to answer your day-to-day queries. And you'll also become a member of our online community.

Study wherever suits you. Remote learning means you have more freedom and flexibility.

Full-Time Bootcamp 14 weeks, intensive A minimum of 50 hours of study per week required. Part-Time Bootcamp 14-60 weeks Flexible learning, study at any time from anywhere. What you’ll learn Current languages ... [-]
Ireland Blackrock
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
14 - 60 weeks
Online
Vancouver Career College

Learn concepts of application design; write, modify, and integrate software code in a variety of programming languages; build iOS and Android applications; create and opt ... [+]

As the rise of technology and the reliance on smartphones continues to advance, more job opportunities have been created on a website and mobile application development.

Now, Vancouver Career College is offering a Web and Mobile Application Development program designed to prepare students for careers in computer, mobile, web, and application development.

Learn concepts of application design; write, modify, and integrate software code in a variety of programming languages; build iOS and Android applications; create and optimize content for web and mobile applications, and more.

In just 60 weeks, you will be fully versed in JavaScript, JQuery, Python, Swift, Linux operating system, HTML5, CSS3, and more, and be prepared to work in a variety of different software development firms, information technology consulting firms, or information technology units within public and private companies.... [-]

Canada Burnaby Abbotsford
September 2020
Full-time
60 weeks
Campus
Suzhou Centennial College

The Software Engineering Technician program will prepare students to work as software developers. Whether someone wants to balance the books, edit photographs or produce ... [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters

The Software Engineering Technician program will prepare students to work as software developers. Whether someone wants to balance the books, edit photographs or produce a movie, it wouldn’t be possible without software programs. Grads will be at the forefront of designing, developing and maintaining the latest software.

During their time in the Software Engineering Technician courses, students will acquire solid knowledge of:

Software engineering methodologies Programming languages Design and algorithm concepts Data management tools

The course work will emphasize object-oriented software design methodologies, user-oriented interface design, C#, Java, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, Unix/Linux, Microsoft’s .NET, HTML5/JavaScript/XML, software testing and QA, and more.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus