If you plan to study abroad in Canada
, one of the first questions that may arise, is the difference between college and university in the country. And these will be completely different concepts from those you are used to.
Universities create a traditional academic environment focused on research, where students master broad topics and professors are engaged in research as well as teaching.
Canadian universities generally offer three educational levels: Bachelor's, Master's degree and PhD.
Some universities also offer short postgraduate programs providing students with certificates, diplomas or professional degrees.
Universities have a variety of opportunities and courses that can be general, specialized or even non-standard. Universities are considered more prestigious and self-governing.
97% of universities may offer their students an international experience. In particular this includes academic training for 1-2 terms, volunteer work, researches in other countries or foreign work experience.
You can also choose majors with two directions.