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Bachelor of Education (Elementary Curriculum)

Application deadline: February 28

Our Bachelor of Education in Elementary Curriculum (Elementary BEd) is suitable for students who do not already hold a Bachelor’s degree. This program has two entry points: year one and year two. More info on the program

  • Apply to year one if you are a current or graduated high school student. The GPA cut-off for year one is high and fluctuates annually depending on applicants. It has recently been between 85 - 90%. If you aren't selected for year one entry you may, instead, complete year one courses at UVic in another faculty or at another post-secondary institution and then apply to year two.

Apply for year one


  • Apply to year two if, by April 30, you will complete the specified courses described (i.e. at least eight half-year, university-level courses) on the program website (see "Year one requirements: courses, competencies, GPA, and deadlines").

Note: To complete these year one course requirements at UVic, please apply for the Humanities or Social Sciences Faculty (area of study: pre-education).

Application Instructions for Year Two entry (September 2020)

Indigenous applicants, please take note of the additional information provided in the above application instructions document.

Bachelor of Education Post-Degree Professional Program (Elementary Curriculum)

Application deadline: January 2

Our Bachelor of Education Post-Degree Professional Program in Elementary Curriculum (Elementary PDPP BEd) is offered to students who already have a Bachelor's degree. More info on the program

Indigenous applicants, please take note of the additional information provided in the above application instructions document.

Diploma or Bachelor of Education Post-Degree Professional Program (Secondary Curriculum)

Application deadline: January 2

Our Diploma or Bachelor of Education Post-Degree Professional Program (Secondary Curriculum) is offered to students who already have a Bachelor's degree. More info on the program

Indigenous applicants, please take note of the additional information provided in the above application instructions document.

Professional Specialization Certificate in Teaching French Immersion

Application deadline: December 1 for January entry

The Professional Specialization Certificate in Teaching French Immersion is offered by Continuing Studies. More info on the program and application.

Professional Certificate in Information Communication Technology

No formal application is necessary to apply for the Professional Certificate in Information Communication Technology.

If you are interested in taking this program concurrently with a UVic degree program, contact your faculty’s academic adviser.

If you are interested in taking this certificate program on its own, contact .

Minor in Education

No formal application is necessary to apply for the Minor in Education.

Refer to the Minor in Education page for instructions on declaring this minor.

Consult an academic adviser if you have any questions about the admission requirements.