French students

Pursue your post-secondary studies in French.

Étudier en français, c’est enrichissant ! Découvrez les possibilités.

There are a range of opportunities to continue studying in French after graduating from high school. Whether you want to pursue a whole degree in French, become a French teacher, or simply maintain or improve your French language skills while pursuing a different area of study, there’s something for everyone! Discover the different options available in B.C.’s public post-secondary institutions. 

Please note: Not all programs listed are available for application through EducationPlannerBC. Please review the information provided on the institution’s website for details on how to enroll. 

IMAGINE

Study in French

French is a primary language of over 64,000 people in British Columbia. With French programs in virtually every region of the province, here are some reasons why you should consider pursuing your studies in French in B.C.

Trouvez votre parcours.

Programs

Explore French programs offered in B.C.’s public post-secondary institutions.

Departments with French Programs

Douglas College

Okanagan College 

Simon Fraser University 

Thompson Rivers University 

University of British Columbia (Okanagan) 

University of British Columbia (Vancouver) 

University of the Fraser Valley 

University of Victoria 

Vancouver Island University 

Programs, Undergraduate - Major

Simon Fraser University 

University of British Columbia (Okanagan) 

University of British Columbia (Vancouver) 

University of the Fraser Valley 

University of Victoria 

Programs, Undergraduate - Minor

Simon Fraser University

Thompson Rivers University

University of British Columbia (Okanagan)

University of British Columbia (Vancouver)

University of the Fraser Valley

University of Victoria

Vancouver Island University

Programs, Undergraduate - Honours

Simon Fraser University

University of British Columbia (Vancouver)

University of Victoria

Programs, Undergraduate - Associate Degree

Douglas College

Okanagan College

Thompson Rivers University

Programs, Undergraduate - Diploma & Certificate

Simon Fraser University

Thompson Rivers University

University of the Fraser Valley

University of Victoria

Vancouver Island University

Become a French Teacher - Teach in French

Simon Fraser University

University of British Columbia - Okanagan

University of British Columbia - Vancouver

University of Victoria

French Education Studies & Professional Development for In-Service Teachers

Simon Fraser University

University of British Columbia - Vancouver

University of Victoria

Programs, Graduate - Master's Degree

Simon Fraser University

University of British Columbia - Vancouver

University of Victoria

Programs, Graduate - Doctoral Degree

Simon Fraser University

University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Bursaries & awards

Learn about bursaries and awards available exclusively to students who have completed the Francophone or French Immersion high school programs and students pursuing French studies in post-secondary.

Bursaries & awards

Association des collegès et universités de la francophonie canadienne

BC Ministry of Education and Child Care

Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon 

Conseil jeunesse francophone de la Colombie-Britannique 

Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-française 

Français pour l’avenir 

La fédération des francophones de la C.-B. 

RésoSanté 

SFU Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs

Career resources

Learn about career opportunities in Canada’s two official languages. Bilingual employees are in high demand! Did you know that employees who speak both official languages at work can often earn a higher salary than their unilingual colleagues? Check out the following job boards and resources to learn more about careers that utilize your French language skills.

Guide de ressources postsecondaires offert par le Conseil jeunesse francophone de la C.B.