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Elementary Curriculum: Bachelor of Education Degree

  • Fall

Study Options
  • Work
  • Location
    Victoria BC
  • Campuses


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    City of Victoria
  • Length
    Four Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $6444 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1700 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications must be submitted by February 28. Earlier recommendation is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $76.25

1) Program Admission Requirements


Option A: Year One Entry

1. Academic

  • English 11 or English 11 First Peoples
  • Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-Calculus 11
  • one approved Science 11
  • Social Studies 11
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • three approved academic 12 courses

Option B: Year Two Entry

1. Academic course work must include:

  • three units of approved English
  • three units of Canadian Studies
  • three units of Math with at least a C+ average
  • three units of laboratory science
  • three units of approved academic electives
  • demonstrated competence in written English
  • at least a C+ grade point average on the most recent 12-unit session (or if your most recent session is less than 12 units on the most recent 12 consecutive units). 

Note: For complete details on these admission requirements visit the Faculty of Education web site.


  • a one page letter of intent
  • a one page resume of work and volunteer experience
  • two reference letters

Admission Advice

1. Admission is competitive. You may be required to attend an interview.

2. All admission requirements should be completed by April 30th of the year you intend to enter this program.

3. For a list of approved Grade 11 & 12 courses click here.

4. It's strongly recommended that you contact a Faculty of Education academic advisor for assistance with navigating the admission requirements.


2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy UVic's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements


One of the following (minimum scores):

  • 86% on the BC English 12 provincial exam within the last three years
  • 86% in English 12 in another Canadian province within the last three years
  • Level 6 on the Language Proficiency Index (LPI)
  • A score of 4 on the Advanced Placement Exam in English Language and Composition
  • A score of 4 on IB Higher Level English
  • 1.5 units of transferable university level English credits
  • A degree from an accredited English speaking university

If you do not meet one of these requirements, you must write the Language Proficiency Index to determine placement in an appropriate English course

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

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.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

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Canadian High School student


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Canadian High School student

BC Transfer Student

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Mature Student

Mature Student admission is dealt with in the Special Access Category


International Student

View admission details for International Students.


Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Students who may not qualify under the regular categories of admission can learn more about UVIC's Other Applicant Categories.


Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

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