Studying in Canada
Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. The country spends more on education (as a percentage of GDP) compared to the OECD average, and is the second highest among G-8 countries. Canadian teenagers consistently rank among the best in the world on international tests of reading, science and math - a testament to the outstanding quality of Canadian schools. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is well-regarded in business, government and academic circles around the globe. . Foreign students choose to study in Canada because of the Canadian degrees and diplomas are recognized throughout the world Students coming to Canada have over 90 degree granting universities, 175 community colleges, several private language schools and many corporate training facilities to choose from. Canada is a world leader in software development, telecommunications, aerospace engineering, urban transport, biotechnology, mining technology and environmental industries
Students who come to Canada will witness one of the most beautiful, natural environments in the world. Canada is also a country of diverse geography, and there is much to experience in its great outdoors: from the lush coastline of British Columbia, the majestic Rocky Mountains of Alberta, the big skies of the prairies, to the 'maple sugar country' in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence and the rugged hills and picturesque coastline of the Atlantic Provinces. Opportunities to gain Canadian work experience also exist in the form of co-op work terms as part the program. International students can apply for their Permanent Residency which takes up to 15 to 18 months from within Canada.
- For Diploma Courses
- IELTS 5.5 and no individual score less than 5.0.
- 550 TOEFL (paper based) / 80 TOEFL (computer based) with a minimum score of 20 in Writing, Reading, Listening & Speaking.
- For Degree Courses
- IELTS is 6.0 and no individual score less than 5.5.
- 570 TOEFL (paper based) / 82 TOEFL (computer based) with a minimum score of 21 in Writing, Reading, Listening & Speaking.
- For Graduate Programs
- IELTS 6.5 and no individual score less than 6.0.
- 580 TOEFL (paper based) / 88 TOEFL (computer based) with a minimum score of 22 in Writing, Reading, Listening & Speaking.
University degrees are offered at three consecutive levels — bachelor's, master's, and doctoral — with the possession of a degree from the lower level generally a prerequisite for admission to the next. Many universities also offer diploma and certificate programs. Generally speaking, university diplomas and certificates require one or two years of study in a specific field or discipline. However, these programs vary widely from institution to institution, and from province to province. University calendars are the best sources of information about the nature and requirements of university diplomas and certificates.
A master's degree typically requires two years of study after successful completion of an honours baccalaureate. Although the normal prerequisite for a doctoral program is a master's degree, students have been allowed, in special circumstances, to go directly from an honours baccalaureate program into a doctoral program. A minimum of three years and up to four or five years of study and research, as well as a dissertation are the normal requirements for a doctorate. The degree is generally known as a PhD; however, doctoral degrees may also be granted in particular fields of study such as music (D. Mus) or law (LLD).
In regulated professions such as medicine, law, education, and social work, an internship is generally required in order to obtain a license to practice.
University colleges undertake degree programs as their primary activity and provide three-year and four-year bachelor's degrees. They generally offer smooth university transfer opportunities.
Colleges and institutes undertake diploma and certificate programs as their primary activity, and some offer degrees in areas of particular specialization. Where they are offered, degree programs may be two-year associate degrees or four-year applied degrees.
Tuition for the majority of Canadian education institutions is in the region of $15,000to $25,000 a year. Please contact our office or click here to get the exact cost of the course of your choice.
The expenses including Accommodation, food clothing, entertainment, and telephone bills will vary. This will vary depending on the city you choose to live and on your personal lifestyle; therefore, it is difficult to provide an estimate.