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The Faculty of Graduate Studies along with the Indigenous Governance Program (IGOV) offers the selected opportunities for students to pursue a PhD degree by Special Arrangement.

The Special Arrangement degree program is available for Indigenous Governance students, as the program does not currently offer a regular Ph.D. degree program. Any student anticipating a degree by Special Arrangement with the Indigenous Governance Program should carefully review the Faculty of Graduate Studies regulations in the most recent UVIC calendar at http://web.uvic.ca/calendar2012/GRAD/FaAd/IGPrbSA.html. Students should also carefully review the IGOV Program Requirements.

There is a minimum program fee for a Ph.D. degree. Students must read the section on fees in the University of Victoria calendar. If you have questions about tuition or student fees, please contact the Graduate Admissions and Records Office


Our Programs

Master of Arts in Indigenous Governance (MAIG)

The Master of Arts in Indigenous Governance (MAIG) is an interdisciplinary program focused on traditional structures and ways of governance and encompassing the values, perspectives, concepts, and principles of Indigenous political cultures. Through teaching and research that respects both western and Indigenous traditions, methods, and forms of knowledge, students are provided with a strong foundation of basic and applied scholarly research with an emphasis on the nature and context of Indigenous governance and Indigenous-State relations in Canada and internationally.

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PhD Degree by Special Arrangement

The Faculty of Graduate Studies along with the Indigenous Governance Program (IGOV) offers the selected opportunities for students to pursue a PhD degree by Special Arrangement. The Special Arrangement degree program is available for Indigenous Governance students, as the program does not currently offer a regular Ph.D. degree program. For more information about this program.

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Our FACULTY

IGOV is a part of the Faculty of Human and Social Development (HSD).

For more information on the faculty, see: http://www.hsd.uvic.ca/

To learn more about research in HSD, please click here.


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