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Why do so many Japanese students choose Canada as a study destination? Besides offering studies in both French and English, Canada’s education system offers many options for international students. Studying in Canada can be a life-changing experience that leads to high-growth career opportunities.

How Canada’s education system works

Want to know more about how our education system works? Discover more about studying in Canada at our high-quality primary, secondary and post-secondary schools.

How Canada’s Education System Works

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Language studies

Japan is one of the largest source countries for international language students in Canada. Developing strong English and French language skills in Canada can help you compete in the international job market.

By studying in Canada you can:

Learn more about language schools in Canada.

Elementary and high school programs

Looking to give your child the experience of a lifetime? Consider sending them to study in Canada. You can rest easy knowing that they will enjoy learning in a safe and inclusive environment.

Find out about elementary and high school programs in Canada.

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Colleges and universities in Canada

In Canada, you can choose from either college or university studies. Whether you study a college or university program, you’ll be preparing for your future. College courses are often shorter and focused on hands-on, technical skills. You’ll typically receive a certificate or diploma. Universities offer more academic and research-based options. You’ll typically receive a Bachelor’s, Masters or PhD degree. Some students choose to pursue both college and university studies. Certain programs allow you to start your studies at a college and transfer your credits to a university degree, or vice-versa.

Co-operative education and internships

International students are often eligible to work while studying in Canada. Many colleges and universities in Canada offer hands-on learning opportunities like internships or co-operative education (co-op) programs. After graduating, you’ll have more than a degree or a diploma. You’ll have Canadian work experience!

Study STEM in Canada

Looking to learn science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills to compete in the job market? Canada is known for delivering a world-class education in STEM fields.

Study artificial intelligence in Canada

Study and do research at top institutions offering artificial intelligence and innovation programs across Canada. Join the world’s highest educated workforce and build a career in Canada.

Graduate programs

A graduate degree from a Canadian university leads to a world of opportunities. Pursuing a master’s, PhD or other doctoral degree gives you access to world-class research facilities under the mentorship of internationally-recognized professors. Canadian graduate studies can be a great investment.

Interested in postdoctoral research? Postdoctoral opportunities can be found by reaching out to professors who may be hiring or by securing your own funding and then finding a supervisor. Please contact your institution directly to find out about their process.

Did you know?

Students in Canada consistently score above average in reading, mathematics and science according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Did you know?

Canada is home to 196 of the world’s most highly-cited researchers according to Clarivate. This means that Canada ranks as the 6th top country with the most highly cited researchers.

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