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Medieval Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #262 (BCR) Victoria, Canada
The Medieval Studies program of University of Victoria, British Columbia involves interdisciplinary explorations of early cultural practices and artefacts, many of which continue to shape the modern world.
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The Medieval Studies program of University of Victoria, British Columbia offers first-year courses that are designed as gateways and samplers, presenting the diversity of the discipline. Encounter medieval manuscripts, and learn about a range of intellectual and artistic achievements in the past. 

Career paths

Our degree establishes strong critical thinking skills and awareness of cultural heritage. We prepare you for professional studies in education, law, theology, museology or graduate study in related fields.

  • Auctioneer
  • Collections manager
  • Communications coordinator
  • Creative or technical writer
  • Curator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Event planner
  • Fund development
  • Interpretive assistant
  • Librarian/archivist
  • Program manager
  • Student services
  • Teacher/instructor
  • Trade officer
  • Volunteer coordinator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entering the Middle Ages
  • Myths and Legends of the Middle Ages
  • Voices from the Middle Ages
  • The Medieval World
  • Encountering the Middle Ages
  • Selected Topics in Medieval Culture

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

    24926 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24926 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5696 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5696 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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