Canada today is one of those Western countries that attract Russian students to educational opportunities and subsequent career prospects. Usually in Canadian universities foreigners study 3-4 years in the bachelor's degree, 1-2 years at the magistracy and up to three years at the doctoral level. There are other educational programs in the country.
Upon admission to a particular institution in Canada for a particular course, the student must clearly understand the result he will receive. This means not only the level of academic knowledge in the subject area, but also the type of document that confirms the qualification.
The first document that a foreign student can receive in Canada is a certificate. He confirms the received qualification, is given out after the termination of a course of vocational training. Programs of this level are offered by educational centers and colleges. Courses can have different duration and focus.
Professional programs are developed for different fields of activity. One of the most popular in Canada are language (for teachers) and accounting courses. Upon completion, students receive certificates confirming their right to work in their specialty at a specific professional level.
Diploma programs of colleges
At Canadian colleges, an assortment of diploma (usually two-year) programs of various specializations is offered to foreign students. At the end of the course a professional diploma is issued. He confirms the received profession, the right to work in a particular industry. A diploma of this level is analogous to the diploma of a junior specialist in Russia.
The document on vocational education foreigners in Canada can receive and courses rstgraduate. They provide for the possibility of retraining. The holders of Russian bachelor's degrees are accepted for the program.
University degree programs
At the University of Canada, you can get three diplomas, each of which corresponds to a certain level of academic achievement.
The first is under-credit, or a bachelor's degree . The standard course is designed for 4 years of study. Students can shorten the term in Canada through the use of summer vacation semesters.
The second diploma is master's degree. The master's program is awarded to holders of bachelor's degrees with high marks in academic disciplines. The peculiarity of the course is orientation to scientific activity. Students who pursue a career outside the academic community are often limited to a bachelor's degree.
The third diploma is issued at the end of the PhD course. The student is awarded a doctoral degree in a specific field of scientific knowledge. The doctoral program is focused exclusively on research. If desired, students can continue their education in advanced training courses and as participants in research projects of narrow specialization.
In Canada, training programs are funded by the state and private companies. This allows the education system to dynamically develop, meeting the academic needs of students of various categories.