Prospective graduate students
Graduate education in science
For more than 50 years, the University of Victoria has fostered innovation at home and abroad. We continue to earn a reputation for quality that is respected around the globe. Consistently ranked one of the top research universities in Canada, UVic has a tradition of teaching excellence and is home to more than 160 graduate programs designed to take your learning to the next level.
Why choose UVic Science for your graduate studies?
Be part of an inclusive community of students, faculty and researchers who are willing to make their ideas count. Join the more than 3,000 graduate students already here; learn why you should choose UVic.
We attract the brightest and best minds in the world for good reason. At the University of Victoria you'll learn from internationally-recognized researchers and have the resources to actively pursue your own ideas and position yourself for a future of great promise. We have facilities to help keep our reseach at the highest international levels, and ties to external research facilities such as NRC’s Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics.
Graduate programs in science focus on individual research projects that fit into larger research programs. Each field from biochemistry to physics has its own expectations in terms of coursework, teaching undergraduate labs and tutorials, and presenting research talks. Funding for graduate studies comes from many sources.
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