*Some options are only available upon transfer to Canada.
A UFV Bachelor of Arts provides you with an opportunity to discover your passion and gain valuable skills in writing, communications, critical thinking, research, problem solving, and more.
Maximize your opportunities for success in Canada by beginning your degree at UFV’s Chandigarh location. Before your first year, adjust to Canadian university expectations, strengthen your communications skills, and learn critical time management strategies through the University Foundation Program. You even prepare to ace math-based courses by attending pre-semester math training.
Put theory into practice and build the technical and leadership skills required to jumpstart your career through UFV’s applied course pedagogy. With 25 disciplines ready for you to explore, you get to build a breadth of knowledge that prepares you to succeed in a wide range of careers.
In your first and second year, you explore your interest through a range of elective credits. You also create the initial entries of a comprehensive ePortfolio that enables you to document the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired for your résumé or graduate application.
Then, choose to seamlessly transfer to UFV’s Abbotsford campus in British Columbia, Canada after your first, second, or third year. You transfer as a cohort, meaning you have a pre-built support network before you land.
After you complete 60 credits in Chandigarh, you chart the course for the rest of your degree in Canada by selecting from a combination of major(s), extended minors, and minors in the following disciplines:
Choose to transfer to Canada after two years or complete your degree in Chandigarh. If you opt to complete your degree in Chandigarh, you choose from Economics, Psychology, Media and Communications, and Sociology and complete your degree with two minors.
Apply for a three-year Canadian work permit after you graduate. Canada needs talented thinkers who can tackle complex challenges. As a UFV Arts graduate, you are prepared to begin a career in wide variety of fields.
Study abroad in one of 20+ countries and earn UFV credits at a partner university — partners that include top global arts schools. Students who take advantage of the Study Abroad program gain a global network of connections, build cultural knowledge, and are better equipped for the global marketplace.
Build credibility and on-the-job skills by opting for the Co-operative Education option once you reach Canada. Combine study semesters with four- eight, or twelve-month paid work terms, offered in regional, national, and global firms. Positions available in all major/minor specialization areas and in varied industries. These opportunities provide you with valuable experience and boost your career prospects.
Career outcomes for Bachelor of Arts graduates relates to their chosen discipline and may include social services, management, community development, law enforcement, public relations, marketing and more.
Options are also open to pursue further studies and launch a career in arts, education, counselling, law, politics, or finance.
A long-range study by the Education Policy Research Initiative (EPRI) found that social sciences and humanities grads start out with average salary of $40,000 CAD right after graduation. Thirteen years later, their earnings have moved steadily up to the $80,000 CAD range, to match the average earnings of math and science grads.
Register early and take advantage of complementary training to gain a distinct advantage in the classroom and beyond. Learn about the five-week UFV Early Entry program.