Our academic units

The faculty is home to three departments, a school and several research centres and labs.

Department of Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI)

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is the largest department at the University of Victoria. The department serves local, provincial and international educational communities through a commitment to quality instruction, leading edge research and professional involvement.

School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education (EPHE)

The School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education's mission is to advance knowledge and to prepare professionals in the area of physical activity and health through teaching, research, and service.

EPHE's undergraduate programs prepare students for careers in medicine, recreation, wellness and health promotion, physiotherapy, high school physical education teaching, coaching, athletic therapy (trainer), chiropractic medicine, and leadership and administration in public, not-for-profit sectors, and graduate study (coaching studies, kinesiology, physical education, leisure service administration).

Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies

Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies has three major areas of focus at the graduate level: Educational Psychology (which includes learning and development, measurement and evaluation, and special education), Leadership Studies and Counselling Psychology. Additionally, we offer an undergraduate certificate/diploma in Special Education and a graduate certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

Department of Indigenous Education 

Indigenous Education offers both undergraduate and graduate certificate and degree programs in Indigenous Language Revitalization and Indigenous Education courses in Teacher Education within the Faculty of Education.