Master On Campus

Languages and Culture (Romance Languages)

Vancouver Island University

48 months
19227 CAD/year
4798 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Are you looking to add Spanish or French proficiency training to your resumé? The post-degree Languages and Culture (Romance Languages) program from Vancouver Island University combines written, oral and reading comprehension instruction along with a cultural component to develop a deeper understanding of the Romance language. 

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The Languages and Culture (Romance Languages) Post-Degree Diploma from Vancouver Island University  offers students who have completed a Bachelor's degree (e.g. Bachelor of Education), the opportunity to document their completion of a specialization in Language outside their Bachelor's program. It is awarded subsequent to a Bachelor's degree.

The Languages and Culture (Romance Languages) Post-Degree Diploma is not an addition to the Minor; it has the same course requirements, learning outcomes, and evaluation procedures as the B.A. Minor.

Program Regulations

Students must obtain a minimum "C+" average in all required first and second year courses, and then complete 18 credits of upper-level courses related to their language of specialization.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • French Oral and Written Practice 
  • French Normative Phonetics: Theory and Practice)
  • Development of the Novel in French
  • Special Topics in French Literature
  • Special Topics in French Language 
  • Special Topics in Romance Culture
  • Translation Theory
  • Spanish Culture to 1500

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This program is designed for students who have recognized Bachelor's degrees and wish to complete an academic credential equal in scope to a language minor. New students will be placed in language courses according to ability, experience, and previous education. Native French and Spanish speakers should consult with the department regarding exemption from lower-level requirements. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19227 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19227 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4798 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4798 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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