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School of Computing & Academic Studies

Problem solvers for a complex world

BCIT is the largest Computing and IT education provider in Western Canada.

The School of Computing and Academic Studies offers over 250 courses and 40 different programs that can be completed both full and part-time.

Areas of study:

  • Computing – The largest Computing and IT education provider in Western Canada with over 30 different applied programs.
  • Forensic Science & Technology – Degree, certificates and courses available in forensic science, digital forensics and cybersecurity, intelligence analysis, forensic health science, and investigation of fraud and financial crime.
  • Academic Studies:

First year Computer Systems Technology projects: Apps for the future

230 students. 48 teams. 13 sets, 2 intakes, 2 campuses. 11 faculty members. 5 weeks, 23 working days. Multiple geolocations. A gazillion slack and discord messages. Countless merge conflicts. Full...

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Celebrating BCIT graduates: Spring 2024 Convocation ceremonies

Over 1700 students are crossing the stage in five in-person ceremonies this June, joining more than 205,000 of our BCIT alumni community. We are proud of our graduates for their...

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Building a career in cybersecurity: Tips from a Forensics grad

We love catching up with our alumni, to talk about life after BCIT, their careers, and what tips they have for (prospective) students. In this Q&A, meet Digital Forensics and...

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BCIT researcher emphasizes need for transparency in AI systems

With the recent surge in artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, many are wondering how much trust ought to be placed in AI. We know the technology isn’t perfect, but just how...

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