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Program overview
1 year
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
English
Start dates
Barrie
18,281.67 CAD
05 September 2022

Barrie
18,281.67 CAD
09 January 2023

Barrie
18,281.67 CAD
04 September 2023
Georgian College Applied Arts and Technology

About this program

Research Analyst

In this program, students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and professionalism necessary to conduct applied research in sectors such as marketing, tourism, media, government, public affairs, education, health, non-profit and social service agencies. Students are provided with hands-on experience and focus on the entire research process. Students formulate research questions, develop research designs, collect information from primary and secondary sources, perform data analysis, interpret results, communicate findings, and develop strategic recommendations. Additional features of the program include an emphasis on traditional and emerging qualitative and quantitative methodologies, the use of technology, effective communication processes, and adherence to professional and ethical standards.

Admission requirements

Three year college advanced diploma or university degree, or equivalent. Typical specialties include: psychology, sociology, business, marketing, political science, anthropology, history, tourism, communications, education, health, or philosophy.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website


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Program content

Semester 1

  • Survey Design and Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Statistical Analysis
  • Qualitative Research
  • Research Tools and Techniques
  • Report Writing
  • Project Management

Semester 2

  • Population and Demography
  • Advanced Statistical Procedures
  • Spreadsheet and Table Management
  • Professional Communication
  • Data Evaluation
  • Capstone Project

Tuition

Tuition fee: $18,281.67 CAD

Qualification

Credential: Ontario College Certificate

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. develop strategic recommendations and outcomes measures based on research evidence, and assess their implications within larger organizational decision processes;
  2. apply project management principles, tools, and techniques to scope and efficiently manage a full research process as part of a multidisciplinary team;
  3. communicate information in a variety of formats and for different audiences using appropriate presentation tools and techniques;
  4. critically evaluate and interpret primary and secondary research data and findings;
  5. adhere to professional and ethical standards, and legislative requirements;
  6. apply appropriate quantitative and qualitative tools and techniques to collect, analyze, integrate, and interpret primary and secondary research evidence;
  7. design, implement, and communicate an applied research project that provides experience in dealing with the theoretical, conceptual, and operational aspects of the entire research process;
  8. employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession;
  9. apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to solve problems, and to identify and respond to new opportunities.

Career paths

Graduates may find opportunities within a variety of public, private, and non-profit organizations, in the fields of marketing, public policy, media, advertising, tourism, human resources, education, needs assessment, and program evaluation. Potential employers include market research firms, private corporations, consulting groups, municipal, provincial and federal government agencies, educational institutions, social agencies, and not-for-profit organizations.

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Georgian College

Established in 1967, Georgian College (Canada) is a public college with 125+ market-driven programs offered to over 13,000 full time students including about 4,500 international students from 60 countries. Its 100-acre flagship campus, located in Barrie, is just an hour...


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Contact info

Georgian College Applied Arts and Technology

1 Georgian Drive
L4M 3X9 Barrie Ontario
Canada

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www.georgiancollege.ca

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