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Browse for your academic program below:

Find your academic program below for a listing of the co-op and work experience programs (WEP) available to you - these are some of the many types of experiential learning offered at UVic.


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Anthropology


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Anthropology (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Anthropology (undergraduate)Work ExperienceOptional
Anthropology (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
Anthropology (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Astronomy


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Astronomy (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Astronomy (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Astronomy (Msc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Astronomy (Msc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Biochemistry/Microbiology


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Biochemistry/Microbiology (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Biochemistry/Microbiology (undergraduate) - co-op internshipOther
Biochemistry/Microbiology (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Biochemistry/Microbiology (MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Biochemistry/Microbiology (MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Biology


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Biology (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Biology (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Biology (MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Biology (MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Biomedical Engineering


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Biomedical Engineering (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory


Business Administration


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Business Administration (MBA)Co-opDepends on student


Chemistry


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Chemistry (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Chemistry (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Chemistry (MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Chemistry (MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Child and Youth Care


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Child and Youth Care (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
Child and Youth Care (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Civil Engineering


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Civil Engineering (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory


Coaching Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Coaching Studies (MEd)Co-opMandatory


Commerce


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Commerce (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory


Computer Engineering


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Computer Engineering (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory
Computer Engineering (MASc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Computer Engineering (MASc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Computer Science


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Computer Science (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Computer Science (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Computer Science (MBA/MSc, MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Computer Science (MBA/MSc, MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Counselling Psychology


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Counselling Psychology (MA, MEd)Co-opOptional
Counselling Psychology (MA, MEd)Work experienceOptional


Cultural Resource Management


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Cultural Resource Management (diploma)Co-opOptional


Curriculum and Instruction


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Curriculum and Instruction (MA, MEd, PhD)Co-opOptional
Curriculum and Instruction (MA, MEd, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Dispute Resolution


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Dispute Resolution (MA)Co-opOptional
Dispute Resolution (MA)Work experienceOptional


Earth and Ocean Sciences


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Earth and Ocean Sciences (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Earth and Ocean Sciences (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Earth and Ocean Sciences (MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Earth and Ocean Sciences (MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Economics


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Economics (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Economics (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
Economics (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional
Economics (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional


Educational Psychology


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Educational Psychology (MA, MEd, PhD)Co-opOptional
Educational Psychology (MA, MEd, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Electrical Engineering


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Electrical Engineering (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory
Electrical Engineering (MASc, Meng, PhD)Co-opOptional
Electrical Engineering (MASc, Meng, PhD)Work experienceOptional


English


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
English (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
English (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
English (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
English (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Environmental Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Environmental Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Environmental Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Environmental Studies (MA, MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Environmental Studies (MA, MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Financial Mathematics and Economics


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Financial Mathematics and Economics (undergraduate)Co-opOptional


French


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
French (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
French (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
French (MA)Co-opOptional
French (MA)Work experienceOptional


Geography


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Geography (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Geography (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Geography (MA, MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Geography (MA, MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Germanic and Slavic Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Germanic and Slavic Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Germanic and Slavic Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Germanic and Slavic Studies (MA)Co-opOptional
Germanic and Slavic Studies (MA)Work experienceOptional


Global Business


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Global Business (MGB)OtherMandatory


Greek and Roman Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Greek and Roman Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Greek and Roman Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Greek and Roman Studies (MA)Co-opOptional
Greek and Roman Studies (MA)Work experienceOptional


Health Information Science


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Health Information Science (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory
Health Information Science (MSc)Co-opOptional
Health Information Science (MSc - Graduate Distributed Stream)Co-opOptional
Health Information Science (MSc - Graduate on Campus Stream)Co-opOptional


Hispanic and Italian Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Hispanic and Italian Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Hispanic and Italian Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Hispanic and Italian Studies (MA)Co-opOptional
Hispanic and Italian Studies (MA)Work experienceOptional


History


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
History (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
History (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
History (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
History (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional


History in Art


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
History in Art (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
History in Art (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
History in Art (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
History in Art (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Humanities and Fine Arts - Undecided Major


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Humanities and Fine Arts - Undecided Major (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Humanities and Fine Arts - Undecided Major (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional


Intercultural Education and Training


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Intercultural Education and Training (diploma)Co-opOptional


International Management and Organization


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
International Management and Organization (PhD)Co-opOptional


Kinesiology


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Kinesiology (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Kinesiology (MA, MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Kinesiology (MA, MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Latin American Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Latin American Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Latin American Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional


Law


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Law (JD)Co-opOptional
Law (JD/MBA)Co-opOptional
Law (JD/MPA)Co-opOptional


Leadership Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Leadership Studies (MA, MEd)Co-opOptional
Leadership Studies (MA, MEd)Work experienceOptional


Leisure Service Administration


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Leisure Service Administration (MA)Co-opOptional
Leisure Service Administration (MA)Work experienceOptional


Linguistics


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Linguistics (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Linguistics (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Linguistics (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
Linguistics (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Mathematics


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Mathematics (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Mathematics (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Mathematics (MA, MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Mathematics (MA, MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Mechanical Engineering


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Mechanical Engineering (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory
Mechanical Engineering (MASc, MEng, PhD)Co-opOptional
Mechanical Engineering (MASc, MEng, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Medieval Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Medieval Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Medieval Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional


Music


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Music (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Music (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Music (MA, MMus, PhD)Co-opOptional
Music (MA, MMus, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Nursing/Health Informatics


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Nursing/Health Informatics (MN/MSc)Co-opOptional
Nursing/Health Informatics (MN/MSc)Work experienceOptional


Pacific and Asian Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Pacific and Asian Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Pacific and Asian Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Pacific and Asian Studies (MA)Co-opOptional
Pacific and Asian Studies (MA)Work experienceOptional


Philosophy


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Philosophy (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Philosophy (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Philosophy (MA)Co-opOptional
Philosophy (MA)Work experienceOptional


Physical Education


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Physical Education (MA)Co-opOptional
Physical Education (MA)Work experienceOptional


Physics


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Physics (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Physics (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Physics (MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Physics (MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Political Science


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Political Science (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Political Science (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
Political Science (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Political Science (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Professional Writing Minor


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Professional Writing Minor (English)Co-opOptional
Professional Writing Minor (English)Work experienceOptional
Professional Writing Minor (Journalism and Publishing)Co-opOptional
Professional Writing Minor (Journalism and Publishing )Work experienceOptional


Psychology


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Psychology (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Psychology (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Psychology (MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Psychology (MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Public Administration


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Public Administration (MPA, MPA/JD)Co-opMandatory
Public Administration (PhD)Co-opOptional
Public Administration (PhD)Work experienceOptional


Public Administration Minor


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Public Administration Minor (undergraduate)Co-opOptional


Public Health and Social Policy


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Public Health and Social Policy (MPH)Co-opOptional


Recreation and Health Education


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Recreation and Health Education (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory


Religious Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Religious Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Religious Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional


Restoration of Natural Systems


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Restoration of Natural Systems (diploma or certificate)Co-opOptional


Social Dimensions of Health


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Social Dimension of Health (MA, MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Social Dimension of Health (MA, MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Social Sciences (undeclared major)


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Social Sciences (undeclared major)Co-opOptional
Social Sciences (undeclared major)Work experienceOptional


Sociology


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Sociology (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Sociology (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Sociology (MA, PhD)Co-opOptional
Sociology (MA, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Software Engineering


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Software Engineering (undergraduate)Co-opMandatory


Statistics


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Statistics (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Statistics (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Statistics (MA, MSc, PhD)Co-opOptional
Statistics (MA, MSc, PhD)Work experienceOptional


Studies in Policy and Practice


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Studies in Policy and Practice (MA)Co-opOptional
Studies in Policy and Practice (MA )Work experienceOptional


Theatre


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Theatre (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Theatre (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Theatre (MA, MFA)Co-opOptional
Theatre (MA, MFA)Work experienceOptional


Visual Arts


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Visual Arts (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Visual Arts (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Visual Arts (MFA)Co-opOptional
Visual Arts (MFA)Work experienceOptional


Women's Studies


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Women's Studies (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Women's Studies (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional


Writing


Experiencial learning options

NameTypeRequired
Writing (undergraduate)Co-opOptional
Writing (undergraduate)Work experienceOptional
Writing (MFA)Co-opOptional
Writing (MFA)Work experienceOptional


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