Interdisciplinary Programs : Diploma Program in Intercultural Studies and Practice
The interdisciplinary Diploma Program in Intercultural Studies and Practice (ISP) has been designed for part-time or full-time study for students and professionals working or planning to work in a multicultural or cross-cultural environment. Participants can expect to acquire:
Up to 3.0 units of transfer credits may be approved as elective credits. Subject to the specific requirements of the degree program, credit obtained within the Diploma Program in Intercultural Studies and Practice may be transferable to a regular undergraduate degree program. Students may apply course credit to both a degree and the IE diploma.
The program is administered jointly by the Intercultural Studies and Practice Diploma Program Steering Committee and by the Division of Continuing Studies. All inquiries concerning details and regulations of the program should be addressed to the Program Coordinator, Division of Continuing Studies, 250-721-6460; or <ie@uvcs.uvic.ca>. Information is also available at <uvcs.uvic.ca/intercultural>.
Co-operative Education students within the Diploma Program in Intercultural Studies and Practice will normally be required to complete all their program requirements within a 24-month period in order to maintain the full-time status required for participation in the Co-operative Education Program. Please refer to the general regulations pertaining to Co-operative Education Programs of the University of Victoria governing all co-operative education students. For further information on the Co-operative Education Option and to apply for the Co-op program, visit the Co-op website at: <www.uvic.ca/hfpwcoop>.