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Research Analyst


Ontario Graduate Certificate


Program Code: 15021

Campus: Lakeshore

Length: 2 semesters starting in September

In the current knowledge economy and information age, organizations recognize the growing need for research on which key policy and strategic decisions are based. As a result, the demand for social, market and marketing research has increased substantially. Graduates of this program may find employment in roles such as:

  • analyst
  • community and social development officer
  • consumer adviser
  • economic policy researcher
  • education policy researcher
  • health and social policy development officer
  • health policy researcher
  • housing policy analyst

Your learning will focus on the theoretical, practical and ethical underpinnings of the research process including research design, information retrieval and evaluation; data collection, analysis and interpretation; and the preparation and presentation of research findings. This foundational knowledge paired with a practical work placement will give you the skills you need to begin your career in applied research in a variety of settings throughout the public and private sectors.

Work Placement

Students complete a twelve-week placement allowing them to gain valuable practical and professional experience.

Courses

Semester 2

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
RAPP 5011: Research Seminar Online

RAPP 5012: Qualitative Research Methods 2 Online

RAPP 5013: Research Management Online

RAPP 5014: Quantitative Research Methods 2 Online

RAPP 5015: Database Management Online

RAPP 5016: New Research Technologies Online

RAPP 5021: Research Analyst Placement Other

This is the 12-week placement course that takes place in the summer starting in May. Placements will likely be remote due to the pandemic situation. The potential for a combination of online/in-person placement will depend on the developing situation and on a case by case basis.

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $5,536.86
  • international: $17,027.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,219.52 $2,219.52
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $60.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $2,798.43 $2,599.07
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,219.52 $2,219.52
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $2,738.43 $2,599.07

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $7,724.59 $7,724.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $60.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $8,303.50 $8,104.14
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $7,784.59 $7,784.59
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $8,303.50 $8,164.14

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

Semester 1, 2

Details and Specifications Minimum Specs Recommended Specs
Processor Dual core, 2 GHz speed Quad Core, 2.66 GHz
OS Windows 7-10, Mac OS 10.10-15 Windows 10
Memory 8 GB RAM 16 GB RAM
Storage 5 GB available space Solid State Drive (SSD) preferable
Monitor 1024*768 resolution, 13 inches 1920*1080, 17 inches. 2nd monitor preferable
Other USB3 ports, Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac Built-in Ethernet port and a USBc port

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

Mary Takacs, Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 73483
mary.takacs@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

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Print/Download Date: October 28, 2020