Counted amongst the most preferred study-abroad destinations and well known for quality education and competitive entry requirements, Canada offers a plethora of undergraduate and post graduate programmes which are internationally known. The cost of education in Canada is less as compared to other developed countries like US, UK, Australia.
Canadian universities are largely funded by the public sector; and as a result they offer high quality and retain a high degree of academic autonomy. Getting admission into a Canadian university is relatively easier but making it to the top most universities may be tough.
What are the top 5 PG courses preferred by Indian students in Canada?
Canada is considered as a top destination for international MBA students. After US and UK, Canada is becoming a hot spot for management studies. MBA programs in Canada are considerably more affordable than in the US.
Canada is a world-renowned tourism destination with a booming hospitality business. Hospitality and tourism colleges in Canada can help you develop the skills necessary to work with hotels, airlines, travel companies, and cruise lines.
Health science covers a wide variety of healthcare subjects. Canadian colleges offer ample of health sciences and technology programs such as Occupational Health and Safety, Radiation Therapy, international healthcare initiatives, and population health and so on.
4.Science and engineering:
Canadian engineering degrees are well received across the world and also give a competitive edge to international students while applying for a job. The procedure for accrediting an engineering program is undertaken by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB), a working Board of the Engineers Canada (EC).
The Information Technology industry is growing at a high pace in Canada in terms of creative design and innovation. Canada provides maximum number of employment opportunities for IT grads. In the next five years, the demand for ICT workers in Canada will increase. Post graduation in IT can be done at Canadian universities and community colleges.
What are the eligibility criteria for each of these courses?
To be eligible for above mentioned programmes, one must have:
- At least 50% in Bachelors degree; no more than two backlogs per year.
- IELTS minimum 6 bands overall. Here are the average IELTS scores at the best Universities in Canada.
What are the job prospects for each course in India as well as abroad?
Normally, courses offered are based on the demand of a particular occupation in the country. Also, students are given one to three years of Open Work Visa to gain experience based on their qualification in Canada, which may later lead to permanent residency (PR) of a particular country or else if they come back to India after gaining international qualification, experience and exposure from abroad they will have an upper edge compared to their other colleagues in India and can easily be absorbed in multinational companies.