Frequently asked questions

How long will it take to complete my program?

Generally speaking, a certificate takes two full-time semesters (15 credits or more) to complete and a diploma takes four semesters. A bachelor's degree takes eight semesters, a post-degree certificate a year or less and a master's degree two years. In reality, each program varies in length, so be sure to consult the Academic Calendar to find information about your specific program.

 Info for international students:

Some factors may affect how long it takes to complete your program:

  • Do you need to upgrade your English before you start full time academic studies?
  • Do you have credits you wish to transfer from another institution in your country?
  • Are you planning to take summer classes?

Use UFV International's Personal Study Tool for a time completion estimate based on your English score.

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