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Latin American Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Victoria, Canada
The Latin American Interdisciplinary Studies program of University of Victoria, British Columbia offers a multi-perspective understanding of this important cultural area and a command of the Spanish language.
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The Latin American Interdisciplinary Studies program of University of Victoria, British Columbia encourages students to develop expertise in disciplines such as education, business, anthropology, history, geography and political science.

Career paths

Our program can open doors to exciting careers in education and research, governmental agencies or non-governmental organizations, international relations, media, law and commerce.

  • Archaeologist
  • Business consultant
  • Communications advisor
  • Community or youth worker
  • Community organizer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Filmmaker/photographer 
  • Foreign service officer
  • Forensic anthropoloist
  • Healthcare
  • Historical interpreter
  • International development coordinator
  • Journalist, new media
  • Multiculturalism educator
  • Museum educator/curator
  • Political aide
  • Public health educator
  • Public policy analyst
  • Research analyst
  • Social service worker
  • Support worker for immigrants and refugees

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Latin American Studies
  • Major Issues in Latin American Studies
  • Experiential Learning
  • Special Topics in Latin American Studies
  • Directed Reading
  • Honours Graduating Essay

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • International students must complete 12 years or more of academic preparation and graduate from a recognized senior secondary school program. University entrance examinations required in the home country may also be requested.
  • In addition, students must satisfy UVic’s English Language Proficiency Requirement (ENPR). Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Some programs have a higher admission cut-off, or require specific prerequisite courses, and/or additional selection criteria.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25860 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25860 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5810 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5810 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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