Mobile App Development Courses | Co-op Diploma in Canada

Mobile app development courses in our co-op diploma programs are featured to enhance and develop your programming skills to get into your career in Canada. This is the best mobile application development course that you could ever take to design mobile applications and build and publish on certain platforms such as iOS and Google Play.

12 Months
Academic Education

(Part-time work permit)

12 Months
Paid Co-op

(Full-time Work Permit)

Program Overview

How to Learn Mobile App Development in Canada


Our experienced instructors will be teaching each mobile app development course with our hands-on curriculum. We will also teach you how to develop mobile applications, testing and deploying them for mobile phones and tablets to master your skills in any platform.

The in-class and online sessions will also give you the flexibility to access specialized training anywhere in Canada and also around the globe. After accomplishing the first year of full-time mobile application development courses, students get the chance to work in the field for a year to gain working experience in the mobile app development industry.

As a student, you will achieve your diploma in Canada right after finishing your paid co-op period.

mobile app development course in Canada

Mobile App Development Course Details

During mobile app development classes, students are learning the fundamentals of programming, and mobile app development programming with the following courses.

* Programs are subject to change.

MADP 101 Introduction to Computing

This course is an introductory to the basics of computer hardware, software, and operating systems. Students will use this knowledge to understand and distinguish between programming languages and their respective platforms.

MADP 102 Algorithms, Flow Charts and Problem Solving

Understanding the vocabulary, grammar, and syntax is key to solving programming problems. All programming languages have been created around a fundamental set of principles. This course introduces the theory and practice of programming logic without using a specific programming language, but rather the basic syntax and logic found in all programming languages.

MADP 202 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming

Using different programming languages, students are introduced to object-oriented programming (OOP), the concept of organizing and grouping information within ‘objects’ used to contain data. Topics will include classes, objects, data types, constructors, methods, flow control, collections, data abstraction, modularity, testing, debugging, and specific object-oriented programming concepts such as encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.

MADP 401 Mobile Application Development 1

This course focuses on developing iOS applications with Swift and Objective-C programming with more emphasis on iOS application development in Swift.

MADP 402 Mobile Application Development 2

This course provides students with in-depth knowledge to work on applications on different mobile platforms.  It supports the broad deployment of developed apps to hundreds of millions of users across a wide range of devices from phones to tablets and beyond.

MADP Swift Programming

Swift is an intuitive programming language developed by and specifically for Apple applications including macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. In this course, students will develop a basic understanding of core mobile programming procedures using the Swift language while focusing on mobile application development for iOS systems.

MADP 501 Program Project

This course gives students the opportunity to practice and apply the knowledge they have gained to create a real-world Web, iOS, or Android application. The students will create a proposal for their development project and submit it to their instructor for approval. Once approved, students will develop and demonstrate their project with a final presentation.

Highly recommended by our students

Mobile App Development Student Testimonials

  • I am very grateful to the very friendly and attentive staff at CICCC. Thanks to the experience at CICCC, my journey to achieve my dream was much easier. Dream big!

    Viktoria Mobile App Developer
  • My experience at CICCC has been exceptional! I have learned not only the technical skills related to the course but also how to connect those skills to jobs in the real world.

    Yuki Mobile App Developer

Career after the program

Mobile Application Development Career in Canada

The demand for mobile app developers has increased tremendously in recent years, and it’s not just because of the rise of smartphones and tablets. Mobile apps are now being used to solve problems in every industry, from healthcare to education to retail.

The job opportunities in this field are endless, and there are many different types of jobs available for people with different skill sets.

Jobs for Mobile Application Developers in Canada

Jobs for mobile app developers in Canada are getting more and more every single day. Our dedicated co-op team is also training students to get a job in the following mobile app development positions below.

  • Mobile App Designer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Mobile App Developer (Android/iOS)
  • Mobile UI Designer
  • Back-End Developer
  • Mobile App Release Specialist

Schedule your education

Mobile App Development Courses Start Dates

Season Start Dates
Winter January 3rd, 2023
Spring May 1st, 2023
Summer August 28th, 2023


Monday – Friday Time
Morning 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Afternoon 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Evening 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

* The schedule may be subject to change. Students must bring their own devices to participate in. 

** Based on the start date the student will begin with the course schedule and continue with the following courses. Refer to the brochure below for more information.

Scholarship options are available

Admission Requirements

  1. High School Graduation or equivalent; or 18 years of age.
  2. Successful completion of ESL level upper-intermediate at Cornerstone College
    • Academic IELTS 6.5
    • TOEFL IBT 79
    • Duolingo 105
    • Qualification for ESL level advanced on the CICCC placement test

** Students are required to have their personal computer

Admission Documents

Online application form
A copy of your passport
High school diploma for a candidate who is under 18 years old
Valid document for academic IELTS or TOEFL if an applicant has

Do you have any questions?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Can students design an app after completing this course?

Students can absolutely design mobile applications after graduation. Moreover, taking UI/UX Design Specialist Diploma Program will also enhance their perspective to design a seamless mobile application.

Can students take mobile app development courses online?

All our diploma programs in Canada can be taken online and in class. The ratio is up to the student’s preference to join our sessions.

Is this mobile app development course for beginners?

Students who have no experience in mobile app programming can also start our diploma program. However, having basic knowledge or understanding of coding is also recommended to accelerate learning progress.

What are the advantages of taking mobile app development courses in Canada?

Students get access to our hands-on practical training to be ready for the industry.

Making a lot of projects with Java, Android and Swift programming languages by using the right software help students gain experience while learning. Our industry-experience instructors will teach all important courses for object-oriented programming such as encapsulation, polymorphism, inheritance, classes and objects.

What are the mobile app development course fees in Canada?

Fees for mobile app development courses can change depending on students’ type. The tuition fee for domestic students is $ 12,000 CAD and the tuition fee for international students is $ 15,695 CAD. Please contact us to learn about available scholarship options.

Is school helping web and mobile app development students to find a job?

Yes! Our dedicated co-op team will be organizing work events and workshops for students who registered for the Mobile App Development Diploma program. Most importantly, students can have one-on-one meetings to check their resumes and get ready for job interviews. You can check this article to get more information on how to find a job in Vancouver.

Can I study online or in-class education during my academic period?

Absolutely, you can choose your learning method. Here at Cornerstone, we have a blended-teaching method that gives flexibility for our students to pick the most comfortable way to learn for each person. Our online booking system helps students reserve their spot in class for any day available.

Will my co-op be paid?

Yes, Cornerstone College‘s students get paid during their co-op period.

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.