Applicants can receive a maximum of 25 points for their education, depending on their academic qualifications.
Level of Education
Points (25 max)
Doctoral (PhD) level
Two or more post-secondary degrees - at least one for a program of at least 3 years
Post-secondary degree - 3 years or longer
Post-secondary degree - 2 years
Post-secondary degree - 1 year
*If applicants do not have a Canadian degree or diploma, they must get their education verified and assessed. Learn more about Educational Credential Assessments.
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