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Software Development

Interested in computer programming? Want to improve your software development skills? Add this minor to your primary degree and graduate with skills that apply to a variety of fields.

Software Development is open to all students except those in Software Engineering and Computer Science.

Quick facts

Program options:
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:

Areas of focus

  • Software development
  • Programming


  • Data analyst
  • Human-computer interaction designer
  • Programmer
  • Software developer
  • Web developer

Sample courses

  • Software Development Methods - SENG 265
  • Software Testing - SENG 275
  • Human Computer Interaction - SENG 310
  • Software Architecture and Design - SENG 350


This program can be added to your primary degree as a minor, enabling you to broaden your studies. You can declare your minor after one or more years of full-time study at UVic.

Your academic advisor can help you plan your courses to ensure you meet the requirements of both your major and minor programs.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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