Learn to build native applications for mobile devices, as well as cross-platform web applications. You’ll use a variety of technologies and programming languages to gain the skills to develop and design unique user experiences that meet client needs. Business-focused courses and placement will complement your technical abilities by giving you the key skills and practical experience to manage and execute projects.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 3 semesters
  • Placement in the third semester
  • Focused on development for Android and iOS devices, as well as mobile web development
  • Project management and entrepreneurship courses enhance your business savvy


Semester three is an unpaid, practical experience. This exposure to the working world enables students to put into practice their recently obtained skills and knowledge.

Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent. Preference will be given to applicants from IT related fields of study. Other relevant disciplines may also be considered if the student's transcript includes formal training in programming and/or database development or if the applicant has work experience in programming and/or database development.

Highly Recommended:

  • Proficiency in programming using Java

Students who do not possess any foundational programming skills will find this program very challenging.

Program Delivery

This program will be delivered in the following terms:


Program of Study

Semester 1 Credits
ENT 1001 Entrepreneurship in Information Technology 4
ISP 1002 iOS Development using Swift 5
JAV 1001 Android Development using Java 5
STY 1211 Database Design 4
WEB 1001 Mobile Web: Cross-platform Development 4
Credits 22
Semester 2
BUS 1061 Placement Preparation 1
CMP 1000 Programming: Hands-on iOS Development 5
CMP 1005 Mobile Web: PHP and MySQL 4
ISP 1003 Mobile Infrastructure: Introduction to Enterprise 4
ISP 1004 Hands-on Android Development 5
PRM 1000 Project Management 4
Credits 23
Semester 3
BUS 1062 Field Placement 12
Credits 12
Total Credits 57

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will find employment in a wide range of organizations and industries including but not limited to:

  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Financial Institutions
  • Software development companies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Health Services
  • Employment Services
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated October 8, 2019
This course is Campus based
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3 semesters
15,276 CAD
$15,276.31 - the international fees are approximate annual amounts
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