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GEORGIAN COLLEGE, BARRIE, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Barrie, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  13000Enrollment

Diploma (Tourism)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

$ 10,305 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Diploma degree in Tourism at Georgian College is offered as a 2 year (4 semesters) plus 1 work term program.
  • It is an on-campus, co-op program offered on a full-time basis only.
  • In this program, Students experience supportive academic instruction while engaging in active, experiential learning that incorporates current developments such as social media and sustainability in the tourism industry.
  • The program requirements are:
    • 17 Program Courses
    • 2 Communications Courses
    • 2 Program Option Courses
    • 3 General Education Courses
    • 1 Co-op Work Term
  • A practical paid co-op work term allows students to develop valuable knowledge and skills that will set them apart in a world of exceptional career opportunities.
  • Students get the opportunity to travel, study, and work abroad.
  • Students are required to complete a co-op and career preparation course scheduled prior to their first co-op work term.
  • To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, from year to year, and to graduate is 60%.
  • Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester.
  • Jobs for this program are available worldwide in small businesses, corporations, government agencies, destination management organizations, and attractions.
  • The average salary of the program goes up to 40,000 USD after completion of the program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 27,648 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.georgiancollege.ca/academics/full-time-programs/tourism-marketing-and-product-develop...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U).
  • Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school students may also be considered for admission.
  • Students who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing also get admission to this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate
  • Diploma / Degree certificate Mark sheets for each year of study.

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


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Application form: All international student applications must be submitted through the International Application System (IAS), where program availability is located.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Students need to show proof of graduation, subjects are taken and grades received.
  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Clinical and field placement forms: Students have to submit documents required prior to the start of registration in order to ensure students' placement and to allow participation in clinical and field placement facilities.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit original or certified copies of English language proficiency test scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01

Applications for all full-time programs will be accepted on an ongoing basis after the Feb. 1 deadline for all three intakes.


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

79 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

58 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$10305$10305
Health insurance$492$492
Other fees$327$327
Total fees$13824$13824

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 3,600

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign students to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, with an additional 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • 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 i.e. a valid passport or travel document.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
    • Immigration Medical Examination (IME).

Work Study

  • The International student can work as in Canada if their mode of study is full-time, they’re allowed to work on- or off-campus.
  • A SIN is a 9 digit number that the Government of Canada gives the students. They need one to work in Canada.
  • International students can work up to 20 hours per week during their studies and 40 hours per week during vacation.
  • Students can earn approximately CAD 8 - CAD 10 per hour as a part-time. Students can work full time off campus during co-op terms and can earn approximately CAD 10 - CAD 15 per hour.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Tourism Coordinator
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Tour Guide
  • Visitor Experience Specialist
  • Tourism Culture Assistant
  • Parks and Trails Guide
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Experience Development Coordinator
  • Visitor Information Coordinator


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