|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Barrie|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters, plus 1 Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,847 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$15,000), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language and/or you are coming from countries where English is not an official language, you should provide evidence of your English language proficiency through one of the language tests below:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter Georgian’s General Arts and Science – English for Academic Purposes program.
Learn from expert faculty and gain hands-on experience. Be ready for your exciting career in market, social or public policy research.
In this program, students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and professionalism necessary to conduct applied research in sectors such as marketing, tourism, media, government, public affairs, education, health, non-profit and social service agencies. Students are provided with hands-on experience and focus on the entire research process. Students formulate research questions, develop research designs, collect information from primary and secondary sources, perform data analysis, interpret results, communicate findings, and develop strategic recommendations. Additional features of the program include an emphasis on traditional and emerging qualitative and quantitative methodologies, the use of technology, effective communication processes, and adherence to professional and ethical standards.
A 12-week internship in term three provides on-the-job learning and practical exposure to the research industry. Employers may be:
- specialized research supplier firms
- educational institutions
- public health agencies and hospitals
- municipal, regional, provincial and federal government
- private “client-side” corporations
- social service agencies
Our extensive network of alumni, companies and industry associations makes it possible for us to support students in securing an internship connected to their program outcomes. Students will be competitive for internship opportunities through coaching and support on developing effective resumes, cover letters, portfolios and interviewing skills.
Graduates may find opportunities within a variety of public, private, and non-profit organizations, in the fields of marketing, public policy, media, advertising, tourism, human resources, education, needs assessment, and program evaluation.
Potential employers include market research firms, private corporations, consulting groups, municipal, provincial and federal government agencies, educational institutions, social agencies, and not-for-profit organizations.