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Specialized programs

Choose a degree that fits your unique interests. Our specialized degree programs offer more flexible options so you can build a degree that is right for you.

Interdisciplinary programs

Combine more than one field of study in an individual interdisciplinary (INTD) degree. Tailor an academic program to your unique interests or choose from one of our existing interdisciplinary programs.

Learn about individual interdisciplinary (INTD) degree programs.

Jointly-supervised individual PhD program

This type of degree program is different from other doctoral degrees at UVic because:

  • it is co-supervised by faculty members at two different universities
  • the academic program is specific to you and is outlined in a memorandum of agreement

Learn more about the jointly-supervised individual PhD program.

Double degrees at UVic

Complete two degrees concurrently with a double degree program. UVic offers a number of double degrees at the graduate level. We also offer some that combine undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Learn more about double degrees at UVic.

Graduate programs by special arrangement (SPARR)

It is possible to pursue research in an area that has not been formally approved as a graduate degree program at UVic. You’ll need to submit a proposal for a graduate program by special arrangement.

Learn more about graduate programs by special arrangement (SPARR).