Why Study in Canada?
Let’s Look at the Numbers!
- As per QS World University Rankings 2018, 2 Canadian Universities are in the Top 50 list – University of Toronto & McGill University and 4 universities are in the top 100 list.
- University of Toronto
- University of British Columbia
- McGill University
- McMaster University
- University of Montreal
- University of Alberta
- University of Victoria
- University of Waterloo
- University of Ottawa
- University of Calgary
Powerful Reasons to Study in Canada
|Top-notch education & curriculum||Most flexible education system||Extensive international exposure||Thriving Campus Life||Relaxed Immigration Laws & Stable Economy|
|Quality of education at par with that of USA||Program duration varies between 12-24 months||Diverse Class||Student clubs/organizations||Immigration friendly; Post study stay back option of 3 years|
|Specialisations such as Space Studies, Aviation, Finance, Management Accounting||More cost effective as a destination||Cross cultural exposure||Focus on ECA||Strong economy with low unemployment rate|
Popular Fields of Master’s Study
- Popular Fields
- Computer Science
- Civil Engineering & Construction
- Public Health
- Human Resource Management
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- International Relations
Eligibility Criteria for Master’s Programs
|Strong Academic Credentials||Standardized Test Scores||Other Aspects of Profile|
|An undergraduate degree (4 years) from a recognized & accredited institution||GRE is not mandatory for most programs at most universities IELTS/TOEFL is required GMAT score imperative for business schools and for students applying for Master’s in Finance & Accounting||Strong Academic Profile, projects, internships, papers|
Program Duration & Cost of Education
|Duration||Cost of Education per annum (Tuition Plus Living)|
|Usually between 1-2 years||Average tuition costs: CAD 16,000-50,000 per annum Living Costs: CAD 15,000-20,000 per annum|
During the course of the program, students are allowed to work, provided they secure a work permit. Work permits allow a student to work a maximum of 20 hours per week when their course is in session and full-time during breaks.
Intake & Deadlines
Typically, Canadian universities have an autumn intake in September and a winter intake in January. Some universities also have a spring intake in May. The deadlines are categorically set by the universities and are typically six to nine months before the commencement of a program.
International students who wish to study in Canada are required to apply for a Study Permit. A Study Permit is valid for the duration of a student’s program. Additionally, a student may also require a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) for the duration of their studies.
In addition to admission to a Canadian university, applicants are required to prove their financial ability to pay for tuition, living expenses, and return transportation at the end of their program. Applicants should have no health issues and no criminal record.
Post-Study Stay Back Options
After completing a graduate degree, graduates can stay in Canada for up to three years. During this time, candidates can enrol in the immigration process to earn their legal right to work. Also, a graduate from a DLI institution is eligible to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). The PGWP is never more than the length of the applicant’s course duration. For course durations of less than eight months, no work permits are issued. For course durations that are less than 2 years, work permits are issued that are equal to the course duration.
A master’s degree from a Canadian university can provide hands-on learning and international exposure at world class facilities at an affordable rate. If you are interested in pursuing a master’s degree in Canada and have further questions, please reach out to our representatives for personalized guidance tailored to your academic and professional profile.