Pacific and Asian Studies
"What better place to study the Asia-Pacific region than at the University of Victoria?" The answer is Asia.
Poised on the edge of the Pacific Rim, UVic is home to a thriving community of scholars who research, write, and teach about the Asia-Pacific. Our department offers BA and MA programs that build on the broad cultural, political, and economic importance of the Asia-Pacific region. We are a dynamic, multidisciplinary department, offering a compelling set of courses on language, culture and society, as well as an exciting and nurturing environment for our students.
Course offerings for Spring 2017.
The Department provides a cross-regional, multidisciplinary and multi-cultural approach to the study of the Asia-Pacific, with courses in three languages (Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese), four regions (China, Japan, Southeast Asia and Oceania), and a wide range of academic disciplines including history, linguistics, literature, theatre, film, cultural and religious studies.
We offer the following programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts:
- Major Program
- Honours Program
- General and Minor Programs
- Certificates in Language and Cultural Proficiency
Learn how to apply.