Applications are submitted externally through the UVic website.
Admission to this BEd program is restricted to students with a previous degree.
1. completion of an undergraduate degree recognized by the university
2. completion of three (3.0) units of approved university English courses
3. demonstrated competency in written English competency
4. approved studies in two teachable subject areas or in one teachable subject area with a grade-point average of at least 4.00 on a 9-point scale (equivalent to UVic’s B- grade) on the 300 and/or 400-level courses needed for each teachable area
5. a grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 9-point scale (equivalent to UVic's C+ grade) on the most recent 30 units attempted to December 31 (equivalent to 20 half-year courses).
6. a grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 9-point scale (equivalent to UVic’s C+ grade) on your most recent session/term. If your most recent session is less than 12.0 units, you must have a grade-point average of at least 3.00 (equivalent to UVic’s C+ grade) on your most recent consecutive 12.0 units.
Note: at UVIC, the value of courses is given in units. Most courses at UVic that run for one term count for 1.5 units per course. For example, 3 UVIC units are equivalent to two (half-year) courses or 6 credits at most BC colleges and universities.
1. a minimum of 75 hours of practical experience working with groups of children or youth at the age level you wish to teach (ages 13 - 17 for secondary)
2. Statement of Intent (400-500 words, typed)
3. Resume of related experience
4. Two references from individuals who have observed your interacting with children/youth in educative ways in at least two different settings.
5. Participation in an interview may also be required.
Note: for details, click on 'Educative experience' tab of the program page.
1. This program is for those who wish to teach one or two of the following subjects in a secondary school: art, biology, chemistry, computer science, English, French, general science, mathematics, music, physical and health education, physics, social studies, Spanish, teaching innovation in education, theatre.
2. Refer to the program website for details, including information about 'approved English and written English competency' as well as 'teachable subject areas'.
Applicants also have to satisfy UVic's institution admission requirements as listed below.
One of the following (minimum scores):
Verify with the institution directly
For students directly entering an undergraduate program after high school, admission is based on four academic courses.
English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.
Information on admission requirements for BC post-secondary transfer students can be found here.
Information on admission requirements for transfer students can be found on this page by selecting 'transferring from another college or university' and select the type of institution you are transferring from.
Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.
Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.