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Canada’s education system offers many options for international students.

How Canada’s Education System Works

Discover more about studying in Canada at our high-quality primary, secondary and post-secondary schools. Learn the differences and benefits of Canada’s post-secondary college and university school systems.

How Canada’s Education System Works


Language studies

Developing strong English and French language skills in Canada can help you compete in the international job market. By studying in Canada you can:

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Elementary and high school programs

Sending your child to study in Canada is an investment in their future. Find out about elementary and high school programs in Canada.

Types of schools

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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? Discover a wide-range of STEM programs in Canada.

Study artificial intelligence in Canada

Study and do research at top institutions offering artificial intelligence and innovation programs across 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.

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