There are reasons galore for studying abroad and one must tread carefully while making a decision. An abroad degree has a number of benefits, provided it is earned from an education destination of international repute.
Canada, which has some of the best universities in terms of academic standards and technology, is one of the most preferred study destinations for students around the world. There are a number of reasons for why almost everyone wants to study in Canada.
While these factors are of paramount importance, personal safety and social milieu matter a lot. With its receptive and multicultural society, Canada is one of the best places to study in.
Here is the list of the top universities in Canada and the most popular programmes offered by those universities.
|S. No||UNIVERSITY||TOP UG COURSES||TOP PG COURSES|
|1||University of Toronto||Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business and Management, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Computer Science and Information Systems||Architectural Studies, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Financial Economics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Psychology|
|2||University of British Columbia||Computer Science, Education, Forestry, Geography, International Relations and Management||Business Analytics, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Health Administration, Mechanical Engineering and Physical Therapy|
|3||McGill University||Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Bio-resource Engineering, Biotechnology, Food Science and Parasitology||Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering and Surgery|
|4||McMaster University||Biology, Business Administration, Computational Science and Engineering and Health Sciences||Civil Engineering, Commerce, Computer Engineering, Computing and Software, Financial Mathematics and Nursing|
|5||University of Montreal||Actuarial Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics, Physics and Computer Science||Biological Science, Economics, Mathematics and Computational Finance, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Psychology|
|6||University of Alberta||Computer Science, Creative Arts, Health & Medicine and Social Studies||Business Economics, Commerce, Computing Science, Engineering Management, Finance, International Business and Public Health|
|7||University of Ottawa||Commerce, Computer Science, Economics Nursing, Psychology and Social Science||Business Administration, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Management, Health Administration and Psychology|
|8||University of Calgary||Biological Sciences. Computer Science, General Commerce and Software Engineering||Communication and Media Studies, Electrical and Computer Engineering, General Commerce, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering and Software Engineering|
|9||University of Waterloo||Combinatorics and Optimization, Computational Mathematics, Computing and Financial Management, Data Science and Environment & Business||Accounting and Financial Management, Computer Science, Economics, Management Science and Mathematics|
|10||Western University – Canada||Business and Economics, Clinical Pre-Clinical and Health, Computer Science, Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Sports Science||Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Materials Engineering and Media in Journalism & Communication|
|11||Dalhousie University||Accounting, Applied Computer Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Civil Engineering, Ocean Sciences||Agriculture, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Information Management|
|12||Laval University||Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences, Medicine & Dentistry and Physical Sciences||Biochemistry, Computer Science, Finance, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering and Psychology|
|13||Queen’s University||Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Computer Engineering, Computing, Mechanical Engineering and Medicine||Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Management and Mining Engineering|
|14||Simon Fraser University||Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics and Electronics Engineering||Big Data, Communication, Computing Science, Economics and Engineering Science|
|15||University of Manitoba||Accounting, Biological Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computing Science, International Business and Mechanical Engineering||Architecture, Business Administration, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Finance, Mechanical Engineering and Pharmacy|
If you have by far understood the benefits of studying in Canada and also become familiar with the top universities and courses, then let us also take a look at the most popular and shall we say ‘best’ provinces in Canada for international students.
As infrastructural developments are far ahead in all Canadian provinces, we will list the provinces based on the number of top universities situated there and thus, the resulting diversity in student populations.
Ontario: It is home to 22 public universities and some of the top ones such as the University of Toronto, York University, Brock University, McMaster University, University of Ottawa, University of Waterloo and many more.
British Columbia: This province has the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser, University of Victoria, and Thompson Rivers University among several other top universities.
Alberta: This province houses the campuses of University of Alberta, University of Calgary, Mount Royal, and MacEwan University along with few more.
Quebec: Another one of the largest educational provinces like Ontario, Quebec has within its limits, the University of Montreal, Concordia University, Laval University, McGill University, and the Bishop’s University.
Therefore, from the above list, you may have got a fair idea of how many international students you will find, which means getting an accommodation or a part-time job and other student-friendly facilities will not be a problem. On a personal note, you will also get to mingle with students from all over the world and there are chances that you will find students from your own country and will feel at home.
Thus, it is evident that Canada offers a bountiful of advantages in terms of quality of education, research and life, all being at par with other places in the United States and Europe. The best part is that it offers all this at a relatively affordable price. And not to ignore, Canada is one of the most immigrant-friendly nations with an attractive stay-back option.
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