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French

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Fluency in French opens the door to many careers across Canada. In this program, you’ll immerse yourself in a French-speaking environment. Reach a high level of written and spoken French. Study French cinema and literature. Explore how technology can assist with language learning and translation.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree, Minor
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional Field School (Paris)

Areas of focus

  • Arts and culture
  • Technology-mediated language learning
  • Translation

Careers

  • Communications coordinator
  • Cultural programs coordinator
  • Foreign service officer
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Immigration or intelligence officer
  • International project coordinator
  • Legal professional
  • Librarian or archivist
  • Marketer
  • Program manager
  • Student services officer
  • Translator or interpreter

Admission

Apply to the Faculty of Humanities as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

You can declare this program as your major after one or more years of full-time study.

Alternatively, you can choose another major as your primary degree program and add this program as a minor to broaden your studies.

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Providing you accurate application deadlines, tuition fee estimates, admission requirements, scholarships and transfer credit depends on your situation.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

Ready to apply?

We'll walk you through all of the steps in the process, from submitting your online application to accepting your offer of admission.

Program planning

Is this program the right fit for you? Use our program planning worksheets to get a good idea of what your studies will look like.

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