LLI Diploma in Software and Entrepreneurship
In today’s hyper-connected world, software and entrepreneurship are essential fields of study for anyone seeking to make their mark. By gaining a deep understanding of software development principles, computer science, and entrepreneurship, students equip themselves with the tools they need to succeed in this innovative industry.
As software developers and computer scientists, students have the power to drive our society and economy forward. They are responsible for creating and maintaining the software applications that have transformed the way we communicate, work, and play. From mobile apps that keep us organized to complex business software systems that streamline operations, these professionals ensure that our technology is working seamlessly and efficiently.
But their value goes beyond just creating software. These skilled problem-solvers use their knowledge of systems, algorithms, and software engineering methodologies to tackle complex software-related issues. And in the face of the ever-changing technological landscape, they must constantly evolve their skills and expertise to stay ahead of the game.
So, if you want to be at the forefront of innovation and contribute to the future of technology, there’s no better path to take than software and entrepreneurship. With the right education and mindset, you can be the one to develop the next big thing and leave your mark on the world.
Our Mission to Empower Students in Software Development
Get ready to unlock your potential and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit with our Diploma in Software Development and Technology Entrepreneurship! Our program is the perfect fit for international students or professionals seeking to thrive in an English-speaking software design, development, web or mobile application role.
Whether you dream of working for a corporate giant, a small-to-medium enterprise (SME) software firm or a cutting-edge technology startup, our program will equip you with the critical business innovation and entrepreneurial mindset needed to succeed.
We know that language competency is also vital in the English-speaking world, and that’s why our program includes English language training to ensure that you are prepared to communicate and collaborate effectively with others.
Our students don’t just learn software development, they learn how to turn their ideas into successful start-up companies. Our cutting-edge curriculum teaches you how to innovate, develop, and launch your own business venture while honing your software development skills.
Join our program and get ready to unleash your full potential as an entrepreneur in the competitive world of software development!
Empower Yourself with Practical, Real-World Skills
Apart from emphasizing the acquisition of computer programming skills and comprehensive knowledge of the Software Development Process (SDP), this diploma program is designed to offer specialized training in several industry-specific areas. Students will receive hands-on training in the following areas:
- Front-end Web Development: This will enable students to create visually appealing and user-friendly websites that are accessible on various devices.
- Full Stack Web Development: This will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop full-fledged web applications that incorporate both front-end and back-end development.
- Business Innovation and Technology: Students will learn how to leverage technology to enhance business processes and drive innovation in organizations.
- Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship: This module will help students develop an entrepreneurial mindset and learn how to identify and pursue new business opportunities within existing organizations.
- Mobile Application Development: This module will teach students how to design, develop, and deploy mobile applications for Android and iOS devices.
Overall, this diploma program provides a holistic approach to skill development, which not only includes technical skills but also equips students with the soft skills necessary to succeed in a dynamic and ever-evolving workplace.
Are you ready to learn in a new way that prepares you for success in the tech industry?
Not only will you gain hands-on experience by building your own software applications, but our program also includes English language support to prepare international students for the English-speaking work environment of the tech industry. We believe in learning by doing, and our focus on project work, both individual and group, will ensure that you gain practical skills that are highly valued by employers.
Our unique program blends together software development, web and mobile application development, business innovation, intrapreneurship/entrepreneurship, and English technical language training. By offering this diverse range of skills, we prepare you to become a well-rounded professional who is equipped to tackle the challenges of the tech industry head-on.
Graduates of our program are highly sought after by employers, thanks to their complementary business innovation and entrepreneurial mindset. You’ll have the technical skills and English language abilities needed to create exciting new software products that drive success in high-performing SMEs and tech start-up companies.
Join our program and unlock your potential for a career in the tech industry. We are confident that you will graduate with the skills and knowledge necessary to build a successful and rewarding career in this rapidly growing field.
Applying to study at LLI is easy!
If you’re interested in enrolling for a course at our institution, here are the steps you should follow:
Step 1: To receive your letter of acceptance, complete the online application form. We’ll be in touch with you shortly after to confirm your enrollment.
Step 2: Applying for your immigration paperwork is the next step. Please note that visa processing times can vary, so be sure to factor this in when planning your studies. If your course is less than six months long, you can use your visitor visa document to study with us.
Step 3: Please keep us informed of your visa processing status and let us know when you’ve been approved and are ready to book your travel arrangements.
Step 4: On your first day of orientation, make sure you arrive on campus. This is when we’ll assess your English language proficiency to determine which English language level is right for you. We’ll also introduce you to your teachers and fellow students, giving you a chance to meet the people who will be with you throughout your studies.
Join us at LLI and embark on a language learning journey that goes beyond the traditional classroom. With our immersive approach, interactive learning activities, flexible curriculum, and focus on building your confidence, you’ll gain the language skills you need to thrive in an English-speaking environment. Choose LLI for a transformative language experience like no other!
The LLI stands out among other institutions as it offers a unique diploma program in collaboration with IIAD. This program is designed to provide students with cutting-edge, hands-on development and advanced learning, which prepares them for real-time development. What sets this program apart is that it involves students in collaborative projects with companies, giving them a taste of what it’s like to work in the tech industry. In addition, students receive mentoring for their own start-up ventures, which sets them up for success in the future.
Given the rapidly changing technological landscape, it is crucial for students to receive a comprehensive and up-to-date education that will prepare them for the challenges of the real world. The LLI program in collaboration with IIAD offers just that. I am excited to see the potential impact this program will have not only on the students but also on the city of London as a whole.
Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to enhance your career prospects and become a sought-after software development and technology entrepreneurship professional. Click here to learn more about the LLI Diploma program and take the first step towards achieving your goals.
Start dates 2023: January and September
Conditional acceptance letters are offered to qualified candidates if their English is below the minimum benchmark for entry.
Spaces are limited in this program. Once the program is full, a waiting list will be created.
|Software Development Diploma||2 academic years (4 semesters)||$28,000|
One time Registration fee: $150
Material fee: $70
Students are responsible for arranging their own medical insurance before traveling to Canada. Alternatively, LLI can arrange insurance via Guard.me if required.
Attending classes in person and need accommodation? Use our free online calculator to work out the total cost of attending your LLI classes in Canada.
Please note that international students are required to have health insurance for the duration of their studies.
GPA (Grade Point Average)
70% (last year of high school)
LLI AP1/ IELTS 6.0/TOFEL 90/ CAEL 50
Recommended grade 12 courses
- Data Management
- Computer Programming
Grade Point average is calculated using the last year of high school credits.
- Student has an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, OR
- Is 18 years of age or older on or before the program begins AND can pass a qualifying test
This Diploma does meet the approval under the PCCA, 2005.
BCI Innovation Lab and IIAD Global Team
Dr James MacAskill
IIAD Global/BCI Innovation Labs
Dr Mark Weyers
Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)
IIAD Global/BCI Innovation Labs