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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:

BCIT DNA expert Dr. Dean Hildebrand explains genetic genealogy

Nearly four decades after the 1983 gruesome murder of two women in Toronto, police have identified and arrested the killer. Police say it was advances in DNA technology that helped...

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BCIT students collaborate with YVR Innovation Hub to develop IoT water monitoring station

BCIT students joined forces with the YVR Innovation Hub to help build a water monitoring system to collect and analyse water quality in the channels around the YVR airfield. In...

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3 reasons to work with BCIT Computing students

At BCIT Computing, applied learning includes solving business challenges for a real client. The Industry Sponsored Student Projects (ISSP) Program sees senior students work on IT or software development projects...

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Student’s green computing paper recognized internationally

Facing both climate change and high fuel costs, reducing energy consumption is on everyone’s mind. So it’s exciting to hear that institutional organizations are contributing to this goal by researching...

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