Study In Canada

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Why Study in Canada

Canadian education system includes both private and public funded schools along with community colleges / technical institutes, career colleges, language schools, secondary schools, summer camps, universities and university colleges.

Duration of bachelor’s degree in 4 years and masters degree is 2 years. Research based masters degree can take longer than 2 years for completion. PhD can be completed post completion of master’s degree.

Applicants to master’s program are advised to search an advisor. Some universities strictly mention about seeking an advisor before student applying to the college. Once advisor is appointed, then only the application is submitted and the file is reviewed by the admissions committee.

Popular Programs

  • Arts
  • Commerce and Management
  • Engineering/Technology
  • Hospitality
  • Medicine
  • Science

Education System

Canadian education system bachelor’s degree in 4 years, master’s in 2 and PhD in 3-5 years tenure. Canada is house to some of the biggest business schools namely Richard Ivey, Rotman School of Business and Schulich Business School. MBA applicants are recommended to have 2-4 years of work experience before applying to strengthen chances.

  • Canada excels is the Community / Vocational colleges and also the courses they offer. The diploma’s and certificates issued are globally recognized. They offer vast variety of courses ranging from technical, arts, management and language
  • Colleges are very well known for diplomas related to management, as they offer various specializations. Also courses like design, computer graphics, hospitality, travel and tourism, English writing and fashion are very sought after.
  • Canada is home to globally recognized universities which offer world class education ensuring excellent future prospects. Universities are both public and privately funded, but that does not make any difference in the quality of education at either of the places. The universities offer strong student support services, small class size and also good campus environment. The cost of education at these universities is less considering the funding they receive from the other sources.

Academic Year

Academic year in Canada begins twice in September and January. Most of the universities offer admission in September session.

Canada also has lot of community / vocational colleges which offers vast options in the field of study. Admission to these colleges are also twice a year with a few exceptions being in January.

Required Tests

  • Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Undergraduate applicants are highly recommended to appear for SAT. Depending on the graduate field of study, universities might recommend GRE subject test.

English proficiency is the requirement for admission to colleges. a minimum 50% or grade B and equivalent are considered for admission to undergraduate and graduate programs. Specific requirements according to the program can be checked on the college website.

Work Prospects

Students enrolled are full time students are allowed to work on campus. Employment is provided by the universities to the students.

Students securing funding from the university can also work as teaching and research assistant which is full time on campus employment.