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What to study in Canada after completing BTech?

Indian students who want to pursue higher studies in Canada after completing BTech can choose from MEng or MSc or…

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What to study in Canada after BTech

Every year, many BTech graduates from India look forward to getting a degree abroad, but they find it difficult to figure out sometimes which course to choose.

Have you figured out what you want to do after BTech, and where you want to study abroad? Are you thinking of studying in Canada after completing your BTech?

If you are reading this, chances are you are still trying to figure out the answer.

In India, the most popular BTech courses available in most colleges or universities are – mechanical, civil, chemical, biotechnology, computer science and aeronautical.

Every year, many BTech graduates from India look forward to getting a postgraduate degree abroad, but they find it difficult to figure out sometimes which course to choose. Some of them want to switch over to an MBA degree while the rest want to continue with their parent subject.

There are scores of options in different countries, but in this article we talk about studying in Canada after finishing a BTech degree in India. 

Indian students choose Canada over other study abroad destinations for obvious reasons – world-class universities, affordable study and living options, picturesque places to visit, good vibes from the native people, presence of safety, considerable work opportunities with global companies, stay-back options and more.

Several programmes are open for BTech graduates abroad, including MTech, MS, MEng, dual degree programmes and so on.  

Study in Canada after BTech Mechanical Engineering

Popular courses available are MEng or MSc in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and Master of Applied Science in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

Some of the popular institutes you can choose are as follows:

  • University of Calgary
  • Fanshawe College
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Toronto

Study in Canada after BTech Civil Engineering

Popular courses available are MEng or MSc in Civil Engineering, Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering.

Some of the popular institutes you can choose are as follows:

Study in Canada after BTech Computer Science Engineering

An array of courses in computer science and related fields are available in Canada –

  1. Masters of Data Analytics
  2. MEng or MESc in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  3. MSc in Computer Science
  4. MSc in Geomatics Engineering

Some of the institutes you can choose for your masters in Computer Science in Canada are as follows:

  1. Centennial College
  2. Douglas College
  3. University of Calgary
  4. Fanshawe College
  5. University of Saskatchewan
  6. Western University (Ontario)

Study in Canada after BTech Electrical Engineering

MEng or MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Master of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering are available at the following universities:

  1. Western University (Ontario)
  2. University of Saskatchewan
  3. Queen’s University

Study in Canada after BTech Biotechnology

Master of Science in Agricultural Biotechnology and Master of Science in Biotechnology are available at the following universities:

  1. University of Lethbridge
  2. Brock University

What should you expect?

As per Payscale.com, students who work in fields like computer science, mechanical engineering, civil engineering and biotechnology after their studies often earn an average salary of CAD$ 72,929. The average salary of an aerospace engineer in Canada is CAD$ 56,161. 

Where to work after you graduate in Canada?

In Canada, certain sectors have an upper hand compared with the rest. There are good number of jobs for mechanical graduates in certain parts of the country, and jobs for computer graduates are widespread.

Places like Toronto and Ottawa have numerous companies that hire international students, each year, so it won’t be difficult for you to find a suitable employer.

According to Radstad, Canada’s manufacturing sector has seen a potential job growth. In the past few years, the engineering sector has seen a huge growth too of over 7000 new jobs.

Some of the best engineering job titles that are quite popular in Canada are as follows:

  1. Electrical Engineer
  2. Project Engineer
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Quality Engineer
  5. Process Engineer
  6. Civil Engineering Technician

Also, the Radstad report states that Quebec and Ontario are best job markets for engineers. And most employers look to hire engineering graduates who have additional skills similar to autoCAD. Moreover, engineering graduates with a Six Sigma (lean) certification always get an edge over others when looking for employment in Canada.

Summary

If you are still clueless about which programme to choose in Canada after your BTech, you can speak to our study abroad counsellors. They will give you the best options that match your academic profile and your aspirations.

And if you are not looking at selecting Canada for your higher studies, our counsellors can help you look for your preferred courses and intake in other countries like the UK, USA, Australia, Ireland and New Zealand. Why don’t you have a word with them and see for yourself what works for you?

Need help choosing a course?

Jyoti Sharma Jyoti Sharma,
Study abroad expert.
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