Continuing Studies

Get ready for a new learning season.

Interesting isn’t it? If you want to build your body, there’s a gym on almost every corner. But where do you go to build your brain?

The answer is, Continuing Studies at the University of Victoria. With 18 academically-focused certificate/diploma programs, it’s the ideal way to ease into university education. From the arts to teaching, Continuing Studies gives you the perfect balance of theory and practice.

Whether you’re working towards a degree, or you simply want to rekindle your love of learning, rediscover the pleasures of exercising your intellect – choose the programs that interest you from the selection below. And get your brain in shape with learning that shapes who you are.

Choose your academic path

Business and Management

Certificate in Business Administration
Certificate in Business Administration - Fast Track
Diploma in Business Administration - Accelerated
Diploma in Business Administration - Aviation

Teacher Professional Development

Professional Specialization Certificate in Teaching French Immersion

Health, Wellness and Safety

Environmental and Occupational Health Certificate

Heritage, Culture and Museums

Diploma in Cultural Resource Management
Professional Specialization Certificate in Collections Management
Professional Specialization Certificate in Heritage Conservation Planning

Humanities, History and Contemporary Issues

Canadian Studies Diploma
Humanities Diploma

Intercultural Education

Interdisciplinary Diploma Program


Certificate in Aboriginal Language Revitalization
French Language Diploma

Sustainability and Environment

Restoration of Natural Systems Diploma
Restoration of Natural Systems Certificate
Native Species and Natural Processes Professional Specialization Certificate

Social Justice Studies

Social Justice Studies Diploma Program

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Choose your career path

26 career-focused certificate and diploma programs.

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More than 200 adult education courses.


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