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Canada

Encompassing 10 provinces and three territories, extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific and into the Arctic Ocean, Canada is located in the Northern part of America. Renowned for its cold winters, hockey and maple syrup, the country is also known for its natural beauty, friendly people, national parks and spectacular landmarks such as Niagara Falls. Canada has a vibrant culture, and a number of winter sporting events such as skiing and snowboarding. There are several beautiful mountain villages speckled across the Rocky Mountains.

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Discover Canada

Encompassing 10 provinces and three territories, extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific and into the Arctic Ocean, Canada is located in the Northern part of America. Renowned for its cold winters, hockey and maple syrup, the country is also known for its natural beauty, friendly people, national parks and spectacular landmarks such as Niagara Falls. Canada has a vibrant culture, and a number of winter sporting events such as skiing and snowboarding. There are several beautiful mountain villages speckled across the Rocky Mountains.

Key Facts

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Intakes

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96

Listed Universities

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34

Ranked Universities

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CA$ 14,000 to CA$ 56,000 per year

Average Tuition Fees

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CA$ 1,500 – CA$ 3,000 per month

Range Living Cost

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721,000

International Students

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Top Universities

  • University of Toronto
  • McGill University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Alberta
  • McMaster University
  • University de Montreal
  • University of Waterloo
  • The University of Western Ontario
  • University of Calgary
  • Queen’s University at Kingston

Courses

  • Business/Management Sciences
  • Petroleum or Chemical Engineering
  • Finance
  • Pharmacology
  • Geosciences
  • Software Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Specialised Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Civil Engineering

Why Study in Canada ?

Canada is reputed for its diversity and inclusivity. These qualities are reflected in the classroom as well. The study environment is quite supportive, and all levels come with guidance and counseling services that help international students take important decisions.

  • World-class education and academic excellence in an English-Speaking Nation

  • Contains at 12 top-ranking universities with a strong education system

  • Designated by the UN as one of the best places to live

Student Life in Canada

Student Life

While displaying academic freedom, excellence and innovation, Canadian teaching, at every level, is high-quality where students are encouraged to conduct their own research and share ideas relating to their fields of study. Working in a team – collaboration, is encouraged, with several instructors and professors coming together to proffer endless opportunities for your personal, educational and professional growth. The Canadian education system operates with an emphasis on safety, security and respect.

Tuition Fees

Cost of Living

Students can expect to pay around CA$ 20,000-CA$ 30,000 per year in living expenses, with your accommodation costs taking up most of that.

Average Monthly Costs

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    CA$ 500 - CA$ 2,000

    Accommodation

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    CA$ 80 – CA$ 165

    Study Materials

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    CA$ 150

    Mobile & Internet

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    CA$ 80 – CA$ 110

    Transportation

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    CA$ 125 – CA$ 250

    Food

Work and study in Canada

International students can work and study in Canada.

Without securing a work permit, international students can work full time during scheduled breaks and up to 20 hours per week. This doesn’t just help you support yourself but gives you great experience for the future.

Work and Study in Canada

Entry Requirements

For a bachelor’s degree

Successful completion of the secondary school program is the normal requirement for admission to undergraduate study. Bachelor's degrees in Canada normally require three or four years of full-time study.

Master’s Level

A master's degree in Canada typically requires 2 years of study after successful completion of an honours baccalaureate.

Ph.D or Doctoral studies

The normal qualification for a doctoral program is a master's degree, 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

Language Requirements

Proficiency in English is mandatory and Canadian universities accept several English language tests. You will be expected to achieve the following bands in your chosen test format.

  • Scores required for direct admission: IELTS Academic Overall 6.0 with minimum 6.0 in Reading, 6.0 in Writing, 6.0 in Listening, 6.0 in Speaking
  • Scores required for direct admission: TOEFL IBT 80, LBI 5, PTE 50
  • Scores required for direct admission: Minimum 85% in ELP 89 or ELP 98
Canada Scholarships

Scholarships

Available primarily at a post-graduate level, scholarships are available for international students, although highly competitive and rather limited. Explore the possibility from your home country and contact the university’s financial aid office to know more about application and funding guidelines. There are also other private foundations, scholarships administered by the Canadian government, not-for-profit organisations and provincial governments.

Visa

A study permit or VISA to Canada costs around C$150. Furthermore, within the last 90 days, if your Canadian status has expired, you might have to pay an additional restoration fee of about C$200.

Canada student visa requirements

  • Proof of acceptance: A standardised letter of acceptance from the higher education institute
  • Proof of Identity: You must possess a valid passport and travel documents along with two photographs (passport size) with your name and date of birth written behind them.
  • Proof of financial Support.
  • A Letter of Explanation, Certificat d'acceptation du Québec (CAQ), Custodian declaration for minors and other documents as per regional / local / country requirements.

Scholarships or Bursaries

Government of Canada International Scholarships Program Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Fonds de recheche du Quebec Scholarships and Grants Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

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