Public post-secondary institutions in BC are prepared to welcome new and current students for classes in Fall 2020 through a variety of learning methods while continuing to adhere to public health guidelines.
In addition to their current services for students, institutions are also developing supports to ensure a smooth and successful transition into the new learning methods for their programs.
Our Helpdesk will remain available to answer any questions or concerns regarding applications.
Please find links to post-secondary institution websites regarding their response on COVID-19 in our FAQs.
Please find the Ministry of Education regular updates regarding COVID-19 here: Safe & Healthy Schools.
Applications are submitted externally through the UVic website.
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1. Completed the first two years (30 units) of an undergraduate program at UVic with at least a 3.5 (B-) grade point average (GPA), or the equivalent GPA at another university or community college on the last 12 units of university-transferable course work. This work must include:
1. 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.
2. If you are transferring from a university or college in British Columbia, you can look-up your potential transfer credits using the BC Transfer Guide.
3. The initial screening process for admission will be based on sufficient number of courses/units and grade point average as stated above. You will then be evaluated for admission based on your grade point average, and a written submission.
4. The number of students admitted will depend on the resources available to the School and the number of qualified applicants.
5. Complete details on admission are available on the School of Social Work's website.
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.