Canada is an attractive and multicultural study destination for international students to consider for their PhD program-offering you a wealth of research opportunities to expand your expertise. It might interest you to know that more than a third of the country’s overall research is conducted at Canadian universities. You will also be thrilled to discover the affordable tuition fees of PhD programs in Canada.
The requirements necessary to study at a doctorate level in Canada vary from institution to courses.However, you would need the following:
-A masters degree in a related field with good grades and proven research capabilities.
-Proof of language ability in either french or english depending on whether you study in english or french.
-A good score in a graduate admissions test such as GMAT or the GRE.
Duration of Program
Most PhDs take about four to six years to complete.
How to Apply
- Decide which phD program you want to apply for and identify your supervisor.
- If you apply for an open PhD, you will be required to submit a research proposal using the guidelines set out by your university.
- Apply online, pay the appropriate application fee and attach the following documents to your application.
-Statement of purpose: This should outline your academic and professional background. Include awards, publications or relevant experience you have garnered.
– Two or three letters of reference(including one from your intended supervisor).Make sure your referees are academic as much as possible.
-Academic transcripts and certificates. Your university may ask your previous institution to mail on official transcript. Some canadian universities might also require you attend admission interview.
International students should budget between $6,000 to $7,000 per year for PhD programs.
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