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Software Engineering Technology Co-op (B.Tech.)

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Admission requires satisfactory completion of an advanced technology diploma in one of Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Systems Technology, Software or Networking, or Computer Programmer/Analyst. Applicants with educational backgrounds equivalent to those applicants completing Ontario college diplomas (i.e. overseas technology diploma or degree graduates) are encouraged to apply; such applications will be considered on an individual basis. All applicants to the B.Tech. Degree Completion program are required to complete and submit an on-line supplementary form (in lieu of a resume) as part of the application/admission process: https://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/booth/real_supplementary_form.pdf


  1. Software Engineering diploma graduates must complete SFWRTECH 3IT3 .
  2. Network Engineering Security Analyst diploma graduates must complete SFWRTECH 3PR3 .
  3. WHMIS 1A00  must be completed in the first term of the program.
  4. ENGTECH 1ET0   must be completed at least one academic term prior to the term in which the first co-op placement is taken.
  5. Students must complete their co-op before they have 9 units or fewer remaining in their DCP program requirements.


Level III: 39 Units

Level IV: 33 Units

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