Certificate : This is a qualification awarded upon the successful completion of a 1-year program.
Diploma : This is a qualification acquired after 1 or 2 years of successful study.
Advanced Diploma : This is 3 years course which may be transferred to a Bachelor's Degree.
Bachelor’s Degree : These are awarded by Universities / University Colleges / Community Colleges after successful completion of 4 years program.
Post Graduate Diploma/Certificates : These programs include approximately two to three semesters of full-time study. These certificates can transfer into Master’s Degrees. They provide intense specializations in one subject area and a chance to gain practical experience along with theoretical. A student with a Bachelor's Degree of 3 to 4 years is eligible to enroll in this program.
Master’s Degree : This is 2 years program to be pursued after 4 years of Bachelor’s or 3 years' Bachelors and 1 year Post Graduate Diploma from Canada. Programs then expect the students to conduct significant research culminating in a major project thesis.
Doctorate or PhD : The average time frame to complete this program is 4 to 7 years. This degree is required for many high-level jobs.