Hello, I'm Gauri I am pursuing 3rd yr comp engg. I want to head to Canada for joining a PGDM course that would serve me well. Which course should I Look Forward to and How should I prepare for them?

Asked by Gauri Sakpal over 2 years ago

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Tejaswini Malik

Tejaswini Malik

MentR-Me Team

Study Abroad Expert

A Diploma in Computer Science in Canada is a popular choice for students due to its work experience, affordable fees, and subject-centric benefits it provides. This is one of the most highly sought-after programs in the world. 

Top Programs you can consider after Computer Science.

  • Computer Systems Technician Diploma
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Business Analysis
  • Graduate Certificate in Cloud Data Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Computer Science
  • Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Top Colleges

  • Humber College
  • Centennial College
  • George Brown College
  • McGill University
  • Concordia University
  • Lambton College
  • Fanshawe College

Requirements for Admission and the Application Process for the Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science in Canada.

  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Language Proficiency Test
  • IELTS: 6.0 no band less than 5.5
  • TOEFL: 79 - 95
  • PTE: 53 - 57
  • CAEL: 60
  • GRE or GMAT Score
  • Work Experience
  • Additional Requirements

The most fundamental requirements to begin your application process to a two-year PG diploma program in computer science in Canada are high school transcripts and a bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Some computer science universities in Canada expect applicants to have a bachelor's degree in the subject and a 3.0 GPA.

Some Canadian colleges that offer one-year PG diploma programs in computer science may include additional application criteria such as LoRs, resumes, SOPs, and interviews.

The accompanying quick glossary provides an overview of the application process for admission to Canada's top computer science universities.

To begin your graduate diploma in computer science degree in Canada, choose your university and course.
Application fees must be paid in addition to the application being completed.
Obtain the necessary paperwork and submit it via the university's online application.
As part of the application process, the university authority may request a personal interview from you if appropriate.
In the meantime, apply for academic scholarships and financial help.
Hold out until you receive the letter of admission offer; once you do, accept the offer and pay the tuition.

You will pay more for a master's degree in computer science both in terms of tuition and time commitment. A PG Diploma in computer science is a short-term, 1 to 2-year program that is sharp and less expensive than a master's degree. An MSc degree in computer science typically lasts for two years.

A master's degree in computer science in Canada is more important because it is a degree program and will offer a high compensation package, even though there are equal potential employment options. In Canada, a graduate computer science degree has a high return rate.

Nandini Chauhan

Nandini Chauhan

Manager-Mentr me

Greetings, Gauri! Venturing to Canada for a PGDM as a Computer Engineering student is a commendable decision. Considering your background, you should look into programs that bridge technology and business, such as Technology Management, Business Analytics, or even an MBA with a focus on Information Systems.

These courses are designed to elevate your technical expertise with strategic management skills, making you a valuable asset in any tech-oriented business environment. For preparation, ensure your GMAT or GRE scores are competitive, as these are often prerequisites. Work on your English proficiency through IELTS or TOEFL, as required by most Canadian universities.

Additionally, gaining some practical experience or internships in management roles, even in tech companies, can significantly bolster your application. Understanding the specifics of the Canadian academic culture and integrating it with your professional plans will set a strong foundation for your success. 






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