POST-GRADUATE LEVEL PROGRAMS

Postgraduate Certificate (PG Certificate)

  • Duration: Typically ranges from 8 months to 1 year.
  • Tuition Fees (International Students): CAD $16,000 to $20,000 per year or more for some programs.
  • Admission requirements: Generally, requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, along with specific prerequisites depending on the program.
  • Scope: Provides specialized knowledge and skills in a specific field, often enhancing career prospects or serving as a pathway to further study.

Postgraduate Diploma

  • Duration: Varies from 1.5 to 2 years depending on the program and institution.
  • Tuition Fees (International Students): CAD $16,000 to $20,000 per year or more for some programs.
  • Admission requirements: Typically requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, though some programs may accept applicants with relevant work experience or qualifications.
  • Scope: Offers practical training and expertise in a particular area, often leading to employment in specialized fields or providing a foundation for further academic pursuits.

Master’s Degree (1 and 2 years)

An advanced diploma program in Canada typically builds upon the foundation of a basic diploma or equivalent qualification. It delves deeper into specialized areas within a field, providing advanced skills and knowledge.

  • Duration: Can be completed in 1 to 2 years, with variations based on the program structure and field of study.
  • Tuition Fees (International Students): CAD $25,000 to $40,000 per year depending upon the university.
  • Admission requirements:
    1. Usually requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field, strong academic performance, letters of recommendation,
    2. Sometimes standardized test scores like the GRE or GMAT, depending on the program.
    3. Depending on the course, certain work experience may be required. Additionally, some programs may also necessitate interviews.
  • Scope: Offers advanced knowledge and expertise in a specific discipline, preparing graduates for roles in academia, industry, or research. Can also serve as a stepping stone to doctoral studies.