Future graduate students

Fikile Nxumalo and child
PhD student Fikile Nxumalo with UVic child care participant.

Our MA and PhD graduates take leadership roles at provincial, national, and international levels in the broad field of child and youth care.

Learn more about our MA and PhD programs or read our graduate student profiles.

Overall graduate program objectives

Our graduate programs will give you opportunities to:

Flexible program delivery

Teaching and research assistant opportunities

Graduate students are eligible to apply for a limited number of TA and RA positions each year. Sessional teaching opportunities are also available for our PhD students.

Financial assistance

Financing your education is easier than you think. UVic is offering more scholarships, grants and awards to more students than ever before. Learn about financial assistance.