If you are a Spanish speaker, live in Canada and wish to further your studies, you can now study online for your baccalaureate degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
The UNAM Open University Educational Innovation and Distance Learning Coordination has opened the call so that Mexicans and the Hispanic community residing in Canada or outside their country of origin will have the opportunity to continue their studies.
The aim of this program is to give immigrant populations the opportunity to enter secondary school and continue their studies at a professional level in order to obtain better employment opportunities and social integration, both in their country of residence and in their country of origin.
From the 10th of August until the 29th of the same month, the link will be opened so that the interested people can upload their documents and start the process.
What are the steps to take to register for the baccalaureate online if you live in Canada?
If you live in Canada and wish to continue your baccalaureate studies, you must read the full advertisement and when you have finished registering online by submitting click here.
To apply for this program, you must have the following documents:
- birth certificate
- High school or its equivalent with a minimum average of 7
- Address proof
- CURP (if you are Mexican)
It is important to note that in order to take online baccalaureate classes, you must take and credit three preparatory courses, take an entrance exam and select to begin your studies at UNAM.
The selection test is conducted face-to-face and is conducted at places authorized by the United Nations Mission in Darfur.
You can read: New language test for immigration to Canada
How is learning assessed?
The online and distance high school program contains a total of 24 subjects in four areas of knowledge, social sciences, natural sciences, mathematics and humanities, which correspond to the interdisciplinary training that every student should have.
These 24 subjects are divided into 4 modules or semesters and 20 hours per week are required, one subject is studied at a time and the time to finish each is 5 weeks. Students get personalized support from tutors and online tutors.
The advantage of this method is that there is no fixed schedule and you are studying from anywhere using a computer connected to the Internet with broadband.
If you are interested in furthering your studies, don’t miss the call, it will close on August 29th.
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