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Updated on - November 7th 2019 by Piyush Bhartiya

 About Canada

Today, Canada has become an ideal place for higher education studies sought by many prospective international students. The country has a rich history, from its Indigenous people to European colonization, and not to forget immigrant integration. Which has shaped a culture of diversity and inclusion that makes this planet's second-largest country a welcoming home not only for its citizens but also for the many people coming from all sides of the world.

Many of the Canadian universities are present in reputed international rankings, and a new strategy set by the Ministry of Education of Canada focuses on increasing the number of international students in the country. It is also regarded as one of the safest countries in the world, with a low crime rate. According to Global News, in terms of social progress and development, Canada was ranked the second country in the world with the highest quality of life.

The detailed educational plan provided by Canadian universities encourages international students to pursue part-time jobs during their Bachelor's or Master's studies and to remain in the country for work opportunities after graduation. Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec cover for the largest international student population and the regions provide a vibrant and lively atmosphere. In the said country, students can surely combine an enriching academic life with diverse and entertaining leisure activities.

Top Universities in Canada

The university or college that one chooses to go to can have a significant impact on the rest of one's life. That's why it is better to have some research about the universities and their rankings. 

Canadian universities have a long history and reputation in terms of academic performance, research, and high graduate employability rate. Many of the Canadian higher education institutions compete with leading and famous universities of the world (For instance, top-ranked universities from the United States and the United Kingdom).

According to the QS World University Rankings 2019, following are the top 15 universities in Canada:

  1. University of Toronto
  2. McGill University
  3. University of British Columbia
  4. Alberta University
  5. McMaster University
  6. Université de Montréal
  7. University of Waterloo
  8. Western University
  9. University of Calgary
  10. Queen's University
  11. Simon Fraser University
  12. Dalhousie University
  13. University of Ottawa
  14. University of Victoria
  15. Laval University

Popular Courses in Canada

Canada offers quality education and globally recognized degrees. Most study programs delivered by the Canadian universities focus a lot on research and technology and provides a chance to students to engage in intriguing experiments and projects, meant to provide them a complete study experience, based on innovation, re-creation and forward-thinking. Some of the most popular courses in Canada are as follows:

  • Business Administration (primarily Master of Business Administration)
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Business and Finance
  • Core Engineering and Engineering Management
  • Physical and Earth Sciences, and Renewable Energy
  • Agricultural Science and Forestry
  • Biosciences, Medicine, and Healthcare
  • Media and Journalism
  • Psychology and Human Resources

Living Expenses and Part-Time Jobs

Canada has very affordable education fees in comparison to other developed countries which becomes a prime reason for students opting for this country for their higher education. The country is renowned for its exceptional quality of life and the opportunities available to those who live there, but there are many essential things one needs to know about before making a move

Though, living costs in Canada vary a lot because of the vast territory the country covers but estimated living expenses vary between $20,000 and $30,000, in Canadian dollars, per annum. It includes accommodation costs, travel, food, textbooks, weather-appropriate clothing, and entertainment expenses as well. Generally, living in urban areas (in or near a big city) is more expensive than living in smaller towns or suburban areas. The most expensive cities to live in Canada are Toronto in Ontario, Vancouver in British Columbia, Victoria in British Columbia, Hamilton-Burlington in Ontario, Calgary in Alberta, etc. Whereas the least expensive cities are Abbotsford in British Columbia, St. Catherine's in Ontario, Moncton in New Brunswick, the province of Quebec, and more. Students should be able to meet the costs mentioned above while they are studying in Canada. Prices may increase by about 5% to 7% per year due to inflation and other external factors.

The job prospects after studying in Canada are lovely. The Canadian universities are the proud owner of having more than 5000 global tie-ups. The course curriculum in Canada is very industry-oriented. Hence, more than 90% of the graduates get employed in less than six months after graduating from their respective courses in Canada.

In Canada, Customized jobs are available in such a manner that they adhere to all the visa guidelines. Jobs are regarded as a path to earn some extra cash and interact with students from all over the world. In a sense, part-time jobs give students a complete experience of the student culture and life prevalent in the country. Following are the most popular on-campus jobs that a student can take up at Canadian universities:

  • Translator
  • Content Editor
  • Night Auditor
  • Tutor
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Social Media Assistant
  • Online Researcher
  • Cafeteria Worker
  • Circulation Clerk
  • Grant Analyst
  • Web designer


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Updated on - November 5th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal


Dancing is a unique form of art which can be learned right from where you live. It is therapeutic to some people as the moves calm them while for others it is a way to express emotions which no one can express by words. It is also a form of entertainment and the most popular one nowadays. In India the future of dancers is bright as the entertainment industry is on its peak now. There is a myth hovering in our society for those who seek keen interest in dance and music, but nevertheless many young souls have come out to pursue their dreams in dance and breaking all kinds of societal norms and stereotypes.

There are various types of dance forms. Some of the most common ones are hip-hop, jazz, folk dances, western dance, balle dance, classical dance, ballroom dance, etc. 

The dance forms tell us stories, it is usually related to the country it originated from and what is their culture. It is also a wonderful exercise to keep your body fit and rejuvenate. This form of performing arts has a long history in mankind all around the world. How many schools have opened up for the same and people are seeing it as a course to pursue as well.

Courses in Dance 

There are various dance courses available in dance nowadays, mostly B.A. degrees. If students go abroad to study this course, it gives them a unique experience and insight of different dance forms across the world. Some of the best dance programs are

  • Performing Arts abroad
  • Accademia Dell'Arte
  • IES Abroad
  • Jakera Cuba
  • Skilled Impact

Top Universities abroad for dance

Some of the top universities for performing arts are

  • Harvard University
  • New York University
  • Sibelius Academy
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • University of Music and Performing arts, Vienna

Scholarships Available

All the universities mentioned above provide scholarships for those can’t afford the tuition fees. 

Course Details Level Wise


Graduation , Post Graduation


Graduation – 3 Years, Post Graduation – 1 - 2 Years


Bachelor of Arts in Dance (B.A),  Master of Arts in Dance (M.A)


Bachelor of Arts in Dance

  • 10+2 education completed in any field from a recognized educational Board.
  • Dance as an optional subject is preferred
  • A minimum total score of 50% at the 10+2 level.
  • Basic skills in dance.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Master of Arts in Dance

  • A graduation degree in any field, preferably in a related field
  • Many institutes also prefer candidates with a graduation with courses in dance with a minimum score between 60 and 80.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Admission Process

Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a college entrance test. Admission process generally varies across colleges.

Average Salary

The average salary starts from 3 to 8 Lakh and vary as per position

Top Recruiters

art studios, advertising companies, publishing houses, film industry, dance studios

Position Offered

Dancer, Choreographer, Artist


Top Universities Level Wise



Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts 

New York University

New York USA

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland


Sibelius Academy

Finland, Europe


Requirement and Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Arts in Dance

  • 10+2 education completed in any field from a recognized educational Board.
  • Dance as an optional subject is preferred
  • A minimum total score of 50% at the 10+2 level.
  • Basic skills in dance.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

Master of Arts in Dance

  • A graduation degree in any field, preferably in a related field
  • Many institutes also prefer candidates with a graduation with courses in dance with a minimum score between 60 and 80.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores

In some performing arts school there is an audition, it can be in solo or group. Hence you need to keep your performance ready in advance.

Course and Syllabus in Dance

Some of the core subjects they focus on are given below, it includes both theory and practical.

  • Dance Analysis: Theory and Practice
  • Classical to musical theatre
  • Dance, music, and drama practices
  • Original scripts.
  • Contemporary plays

They also gain advanced training in the following

  • Historical and cultural importance of dance as a performing art
  • theoretical and on-stage performance skills
  • Dance and Community Engagement
  • stage-performances
  • expression of ideas and emotions through dance
  • expression of emotions through dance drama and music
  • dance techniques
  • performance-based training

theoretical lessons, namely:

  • production
  • music
  • creative process, movement analysis
  • pedagogy
  • performance, dance & cultural studies
  • philosophy

theatrical lessons in:

  • Community Engagement
  • Costume Technologies
  • Seminar

Career and Scope

Dance as performing arts is an emerging field of interest for those who are excellent in dance. They can be teachers, choreographers and many other job posts. Some of the job profiles are

  • Choreographers
  • Dance artists
  • Teachers
  • Art critics

Job and Salary



AVERAGE Salary/Yearly

Dance Teacher 

A Dance Coach is a teacher or mentor for competitive dancers, often in schools, private troupe or college. They are trained former dancers themselves, with years of extensive dance training. There is no formal education necessary to become a Dance Coach; there are college degree programs offered in dance, and it is common for the schools and colleges to prefer candidates with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in dance.

INR 2,44,000

Dance Expert

Most Dance Directors, also known as Artistic Dance Directors, have themselves been dancers in the past. They might choreograph ballet performance, university dance programs, and regional dance troupes. They may also choreographed the dance segments in operas, musical theatre, videos, movies, commercials, and television shows. They usually specialize in a particular type of dance

INR 5,00,000

Dance Performance Artist

These artists express emotions and leave a message with their dance performances. They come together with other artists. Solo performances require coordination with choreographers, costume designers, technicians, directors, lighting makeup artists etc

INR 6,00,000

Theatre Team Member

Theatre Directors host auditions to select acting cast members for various films and shows. They collaborate creatively with the actors and technical crew to make the setting appear natural, dynamic and aiming for inspiration.

INR 9,60,000


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