Software engineers and designers research, design, evaluate, integrate and maintain software applications, technical environments, operating systems, embedded software, information warehouses and telecommunications software. They are employed in information technology consulting firms, information technology research and development firms, and information technology units throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed. (National Occupational Classification)
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Students interested in Software Engineering may choose to study either Computer Science (in the Faculty of Science) or Computer Engineering (in the Faculty of Engineering) at the University of Manitoba. Graduate studies may be required for some positions, including those in research.
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Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - information for foreign-trained Software Engineers
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Date modified: June 8 2018