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DURHAM COLLEGE, OSHAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Oshawa, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  30000Enrollment

Graduate Certificate (Cybersecurity)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 9,992 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity at Durham College is offered as a full-time basis for a duration of 1-year.
  • DC also ranked at 1st position for international satisfaction, as per the survey report of KPI results.
  • The institute was ranked among Canada’s top 50 Research Colleges by Research Infosource Inc. in 2016.
  • Students will develop, evaluate and support information technology (IT) security solutions by creating cost-effective and secure computing environments that will safeguard networked computer systems, both on-premise and cloud-based systems.
  • This program will help students to become skilled in formulating and organizing security policies and procedures to protect corporate information assets including legal, regulatory and governance issues, and teach to detect various hacking and penetration attacks. Student will learn from industry-connected professors in industry-standard labs.
  • The Employment rate of Durham College is 83%.
  • The Student and Faculty ratio is 38:1.
  • The living cost range in Canada is 4,500 USD – 10,800 per year.
  • The average salary goes up to 41,510 USD after completing this program.
  • Students have career opportunities to work as a Computer security consultant, Information security administrator, Network and systems security analyst, Security auditor.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 9,992 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://durhamcollege.ca/programs/cybersecurity

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students required an Ontario Secondary Diploma (OSSD) or an OSSD Equivalency.
  • If students do not have an OSSD but are 19 years of age or older, they may be eligible to apply as a mature applicant.
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent.
  • Mathematics Grade 11 M or U or 12 C, or U, or equivalent.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV: This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

88 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

60 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearsYear 1
Tuition fees$9992

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 5,708
Food$ 1,840

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

Career and Placement after Course

After completing this program students have job opportunities in:

  • Computer security consultant
  • Information security administrator
  • Network and systems security analyst
  • Security auditor
  • Threat-risk/vulnerability specialist


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