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Teacher Education: Elementary Curriculum

Bachelor of Education (BEd)

Did you have a teacher who inspired you to think outside the box and challenge ideas? A teacher who motivated you to look beyond what was in front of you? Now it's your turn. Learn how you can guide, inspire and make a positive impact on the lives of children and other learners.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Practicum required


  • Public or private school teacher
  • Corporate trainer
  • Education consultant

Sample courses

  • Learners and Learning Environments - ED-D 301
  • Learning Support: Context and Key Issues - ED-D 420
  • Literacy and Language in Elementary or Middle School - EDCI 302
  • Physical Education for General Classroom Teachers: A - EPHE 310
  • EL TELNIWT and Indigenous Education - IED 373


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

If you've already completed courses at a post-secondary institution, you must apply as a transfer student. When your application is evaluated, you will be considered for admission to Year 1 or Year 2.

This is a direct-entry program. Select it as your major when you submit your application to UVic.

Degree holders

This program is designed for students entering directly from high school or transferring from other post-secondary institutions. If you've already completed an undergraduate degree, apply for a post-degree professional program in Elementary Curriculum or Secondary Curriculum.

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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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