First Nations and Indigenous Studies

First Nations and Indigenous Studies

Bachelor degree
48 months
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: October
International tuition: CA$44,327
Domestic tuition: CA$40,765

Program overview

First Nations and Indigenous Studies is an interdisciplinary program, open to all undergraduate students. You will enrol in a set of core courses that focus on topics and approaches central to First Nations communities, as well as select from a list of relevant courses in other departments. Fourth-year First Nations and Indigenous Studies students complete a 6-credit research practicum in partnership with an Aboriginal organization. The practicum provides valuable experience in designing, negotiating, and implementing research projects that respond to community needs.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



    Graduation from a university-preparatory program at a senior secondary school. English proficiency proof.

    Career opportunities

    As a student in the interdisciplinary FNIS program, you will gain a comprehensive education in Indigenous political theory and politics, aesthetics, literature, and contemporary social concerns, as well as in relevant topics from other departments. With this solid foundation, career opportunities include such varied vocations as cultural resource manager, youth worker, media consultant, student/academic advisor, museum curator, community support worker, and more. Graduates of the FNIS program have been successful in gaining admission to competitive graduate programs throughout North America and abroad.

    Campus location

    Vancouver , Canada