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Certificate in General Arts and Science Loyalist College - Belleville Campus Loyalist College - Belleville Campus, Canada

Intake May 2024, Sep 2024

Jan 2023, Jan 2024, May 2023, Sep 2023

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 15000

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 110

Application Fee

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12 months


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Program Overview

Get a well-rounded education in math, science, business and communication skills, not to mention the freedom to choose from an outstanding line-up of courses. Define your interests, opportunities and goals while earning credits you can transfer to future studies.

  • Learn with a mix of group assignments, community projects and online class activities.
  • Work one-on-one with a faculty advisor each semester to select electives suitable to you — go broad or specialize — it’s up to you.
  • Choose from a wide range of electives, and explore opportunities you may not even know, with options as wide-ranging as human biology, computer applications, psychology, technology and humanity.
  • Some electives are available online or offer virtual learning experiences, such as the Ecowalk.
  • Gain work experience one day a week in your second semester.
  • Expand your on-the-job experiences to two days a week in the third semester.
  • Past placements include museums, art galleries, funeral homes, veterinary offices, long-term care facilities, schools and social service agencies.
  • General Arts & Science (year two): After one year of vocational exploration, prepare for university studies during year two with a liberal arts university-focused diploma.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 5

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - Band in any one module - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 54

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):
    • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
54 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 110

Application Fee

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living

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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Each year Loyalist College provides over $1 Million in funding to students through awards, bursaries, scholarships and work study opportunities. Certain scholarships and bursaries available are:

  • IODE Ontario Lucy Morrison Memorial Bursary
  • Alliance Marketing Scholarship Program
  • Bill 7 Award Scholarship
  • Annual Community Volunteer Scholarship
  • Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship

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