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CAD 23320

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 140

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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84

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant diploma program prepares students to work in today's interdisciplinary health-care system. This program will provide students with a strong occupational and physical therapy assistant background and incorporate essential assistant-level skills in speech-language pathology and therapeutic recreation. Equipped with skills in these four rehabilitation disciplines, students will be prepared to meet industry demand and work in a specific rehabilitation discipline or in an interdisciplinary role.

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 84 - With no score less than - 21
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Minimum 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 70% in English Language Arts 30-2 or the equivalent 
    • Minimum 60% or higher in Biology 30 or equivalent 
    • Credit in Math 10C or equivalent 

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
84 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

23320

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 140

Application Fee
(CAD)

12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions

Student Visa

When Should I Apply?

4 to 6 months

Bank Account?

No Need

Duration of visa

Course Duration + 3 Months

Time to Wait for Visa

35 Days

Appointment

Required

How can you apply

Cost and Expenses

Fee

Visa Fee

Minimum Funds

833 CAD, 917 CAD

Other Expenses

Medical Fee and more

Examination and Skills

Medical Examination

Required

Language Skills

Required

Work Permit

Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

Work Permit

Till valid study visa

Working Hours

20 hours/week

Documents Required

Study Permit

Social Insurance Number

Study Permit

Post Graduate Work Permit

The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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Application

Form or Online

Documents Required

List of Documents

When to Apply

First 3 months

How long does it take?

90 Days

Duration

3 Years

Fees

CAD 255

Scholarships

The college provides close to 300 bursaries, scholarships and awards to its meritorious students. The college offers financial need scholarships to students who face economic issues in the completion of their studies. To be eligible for the same, you will need proof of financial need, and you should be a student enrolled in a credit based program at Bow Valley. Mentioned below are a few of the many scholarships and awards made available for students at BVC:

  • Academic Excellence Scholarships
  • Al-Hasan Ahmad Memorial Bursary
  • Alan Laing Memorial Fund
  • Alberta Blue Cross Entrance Bursary
  • Financial Need Emergency Bursaries
  • Fran and Susan Award
  • Gloria L. Kauffman Bursary for Career Programs
  • Internationalization Award of Excellence
  • Legacy Builderd Endowment Scholarship
  • Linda Adams Memorial Award
  • Ron Nicholls Award
  • President's Award
  • Academic Achievement and Community Service Scholarship and many more.

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