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Social Justice Studies

Are you interested in promoting social justice? Explore social justice initiatives taking place in today's world. Study how scholars, researchers and activists engage with social injustices.

Quick facts

Program options:
Minor, Diploma
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Other: Practicum optional


  • Community organizer
  • Environmental protection activist
  • Human rights activist
  • Social activist
  • Social services professional


Diploma program

Apply to the Division of Continuing Studies for the Social Justice Studies diploma program.

Minor program

This program can be added to your primary degree as a minor, enabling you to broaden your studies. You can declare your minor after one or more years of full-time study at UVic.

Your academic advisor can help you plan your courses to ensure you meet the requirements of both your major and minor programs.

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.

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