Has studying abroad always been your dream? Is foreign destination what you aim for your higher studies? Well then what better answer can there be to the destination than a country rich in education and diversity, the country with plethora of courses – Canada.
For those looking forward to study abroad, Canada has become a very popular option in the recent past. With its diversity in land, culture and courses to study, a lot of students nowadays are opting to go to Canada more and more for their higher studies; especially Indian students are opting for this peaceful country more and more when it comes to higher studies abroad.
Canada not only holds diversity in land and culture but it offers a diverse range of courses for its students to choose from. One can chose from various options like – high school diploma, degree courses, summer sessions, exchange students, four years course, two years course, and can even go for part time or full time courses either on the campus or via internet.
Institutes and Colleges in Canada happen to be one of the top reputed colleges for its low tuition fees and globally accepted certificates and degrees. And that is not the only attraction; another magnet force of Canada is its large stretched natural and cultural environment. There are many coaching centers in India helping students with test preparation to study abroad.
The education system in Canada is a provincial system taken care of by the Canadian government, i.e. there is quite a difference between the education system of different provinces, though common high standard is maintained throughout the country.
In total, Canada has 73 universities plus 180 community colleges, if one wishes to pursue a degree course then one can go for admission in university in Canada, the colleges on the other hand provide diploma courses for 2 – 3 years of duration. There is a wide range of colleges and the courses offered by them which are –
University of Alberta – early education in childhood, biotech in plant, forestry and law. University of Calgary – programs in environment and resource, marine science, general arts, business and management, medicine, architecture, computer science, music and fine arts and social work. University of Lethbridge – inter disciplinary courses and multi disciplinary major, women’s studies, studies in urban and regional subjects, science, arts, management, engineering etc. University of Northern British Columbia – natural resource management course, it has limited seats for enrollment in any of its programs and students coming from international destinations have to pay 1.75 times more than the regular fees. Simon Fraser University – communication, applied mathematics, business administration and the study of human body parts i.e. kinesiology. Nova Scotia College – degree courses in fine arts, design and ceramics. This college happens to be the best college in the entire North America for its fine art courses.
Besides the list above, there are many more well-reputed colleges and universities in Canada offering a wide range of options in almost all spheres of courses and study topics.
Hence, it is pretty evident that there is no possible course option that one can’t find in Canada be it business or management field, medicine and science field or architecture and fine arts, one can get all the options readily available here.
Contrasting the US education system, a course in Bachelors degree here is for 3 years, although Honors takes an added year. Masters degree courses are a blend of course work and research.
So, if you have finally made up your mind to go and pursue a course in Canada then you can apply for student’s visa via CIC (citizenship and immigration Canada). It requires filling up of an application, the processing amount (fees), and other necessary documents that are to be submitted.
For more information on studying in Canada you can go to various education sites, blogs, forums etc.