University of the Fraser Valley

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Peace and Conflict Studies

University of the Fraser Valley

Faculty:Peace and Conflict Studies
Field of Study:Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,275
International: $18,084

Cost shown is an estimate of first year tuition (September to April).



The Bachelor of Arts with a major or minor in Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) is an interdisciplinary and applied program that focuses on conflict transformation with a special focus on local indigenous and community content.

In addition to analyzing conflict and peace strategies in the classroom, you learn practical skills and get hands-on experience in conflict transformation and reconciliatory work that promotes equality, justice, and equitable access to and ownership of resources.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have: B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, and a minimum of a C+ in English 12 or equivalent (see Note) and a minimum of a B average in two additional Approved Grade 12 courses. Note: English 12 equivalent courses include English 12 First Peoples, English Literature 12, AP English, and IB English A (standard level or higher level).

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience
Students can declare a major in Peace and Conflict Studies after completion of at least 30 university-level credits (including PACS 100 and PACS 200) with a minimum of 2.33 CGPA on all credits attempted.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 16, 2022