Courses in Canada After 12th

Have you completed 12th standard? Are you interested in studying abroad? If yes, this article will be of help to you. I’ve provided a list of some of the best courses in Canada after 12th in this article.

Courses in Canada

Why Canada, you may ask. Well, when it comes to higher studies, Canada is a very popular destination among Indian students. Each year, a large number of Indian students go to Canada for pursuing UG (Undergraduate) and PG (Postgraduate) level courses.


In short, there’s a strong Indian student diaspora in Canada. So new students won’t find it difficult to settle in Canada. Apart from that, the quality of educational institutes in Canada is also pretty decent.


Types of courses

Let us talk about the types of courses available in Canada. They can be classified into two main types –

  1. UG (Undergraduate) courses
  2. PG (Postgraduate) courses


Academic programs for 12th passed students and graduates

UG and PG courses may be further classified into different types of courses. Some of them are –

  • Bachelor’s Degree courses (4 years
  • Master’s Degree courses (1-2 years)
  • Diploma courses (1-3 years)
  • PG Diploma courses (1-2 years)
  • Certificate and Vocational training courses(1 year)
  • PhD programs


Since this article is on the topic ‘courses after 12th in Canada’, we will focus mainly in UG level courses. The minimum eligibility criteria for pursuing these courses is – 10+2 passed. Note: In order to study in Canada, one must score valid marks in relevant tests such as – IELTS, TOEFL etc.


Come, let us move to the meat of the matter – Courses after 12th in Canada. In the next section, I’ve provided the list of best professional courses available in Canada. Interested candidates may pursue these courses after completing 10+2 from a recognized board.


Best courses in Canada after 12th


Management courses

Canadian Colleges are well known for their management education programs. If you want to pursue a good management program right after 12th (UG level), BBA is a good choice!


BBA stands for Bachelor of Business Administration. There are numerous specializations available in this course. Notable ones are –

  • BBA (HR Management)
  • BBA (Finance)
  • BBA (Marketing)
  • BBA (Supply Chain Management)
  • BBA (Retail Management)
  • BBA (Accounting)


Here are some of the best Diploma management programs –

  • Diploma in Business Administration (HR)
  • Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing)
  • Diploma in Business Administration (Finance)
  • Diploma in Office Administration


Engineering and Technology courses

If you want to pursue Bachelor of Engineering (BE or B.Eng.), Canada has a lot to offer! Canada is home to some of the best Engineering Colleges in the world.


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Some of the notable Engineering programs are –

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mining Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Material Science Engineering


BE or B.Eng. programs are usually 4 years long. Diploma Engineering and Technology programs are usually 2-3 years long.


Science courses

Many colleges in Canada are known to offer Bachelor’s Degree courses related to Science. Some notable disciplines are –

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Geography and Earth Sciences


Commerce courses

Here are some of the notable Bachelor of Commerce academic programs –

  • B.Com. (Accounting)
  • B.Com. (Digital Marketing)
  • B.Com. (HR Management)
  • B.Com. (General Management)


Design courses

Here are some of the notable Design (Degree) courses –

  • Bachelor of Environmental Planning and Design
  • Bachelor of Interior Design


Healthcare and Paramedical courses

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Addiction and Mental Health Worker (Diploma)


Technical Diploma courses

  • Electronics Engineering Technician
  • Automotive Power Technician
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
  • Architectural Technology
  • Automotive Service Technician


Note: The lists provided above are not exhaustive in nature. The lists consist of academic programs which are very popular among International Students.

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