Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Research and Evaluation (Co-Op)

12 months
16253 CAD/year
4346 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Research and Evaluation (Co-Op) program of Fanshawe College is for students to hone their technical skills in research and evaluation. Students will learn to plan, conduct, measure and report on research to support decision making. A co-op opportunity will provide students with experience within the private or public sector.


Researchers, data analysts and program evaluation specialists are in high demand

Applying research to make a real difference is an increasingly necessary part of working in the not-for-profit and public sectors. Hone your technical skills and cross-disciplinary perspectives. The Research and Evaluation (Co-Op) program of Fanshawe College will help you apply your research interests in real-world settings, such as social agencies, healthcare, education and the private sector.

In this eight-month graduate certificate program, you will develop sought-after skills in research design, data analysis and the professional issues involved in measuring the performance of projects, policies and programs. Learn to plan, conduct, measure and report on research and to support decisions through data analysis and interpretation. Students explore diverse social science research methods and apply them with the aim of program evaluation and optimization.

Students also have the option to complete a co-operative work experience that will enhance the applicability of their skills to the workplace. Co-op opportunities work with entrepreneurs, not-for-profit and publicly-funded agencies and organizations. Contribute to positive change through the science and practice of research and evaluation. A part time, online version of this program is available.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading, Writing & Audience Analysis
  • Program Evaluation & Performance
  • Program Evaluation Policy & Ethics Contexts
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Survey Methods
  • Quantitative Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

f you are an international student, contact our International department to learn about timelines for international applicants.


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree
  • Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16253 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16253 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4346 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4346 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.


  • Canadian students: $4,213 per full programme

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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