What will I learn?

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Indigenous Studies is designed to promote a comprehensive understanding of Indigenous peoples by examining Indigenous traditions, histories, languages and philosophies and their contribution to national and international communities.

You can begin this program off-campus

What you will learn

You will learn about Indigenous experiences, from present day challenges to pre-contact histories as you examine historical and contemporary realities of Indian, Métis and Inuit societies in Canada. You will learn the historic and contemporary Indigenous perspectives that guide their interactions with other Indigenous people and non-Indigenous people as you explore the similarities and differences experienced by Indigenous societies within their community and around the world.

Careers

Some career opportunities include:

  • Community educator
  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • Environmental advisor
  • Community liaison worker
  • Policy advisor
  • Aboriginal issues coordinator
  • Youth worker
  • Corrections officer
  • Journalist
  • Mediator
  • Employment counsellor
  • Cultural anthropologist
  • Communications officer
  • Economic development manager
  • Liaison officer
  • Advocate
  • Political analyst

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$22,618.00 (US$ 17,996) per year
Application deadline

Expected September 2022

Start date

9 May 2022, 4 July 2022

Venue

College of Arts and Science

University of Saskatchewan,

Room 265 Arts, 9 Campus Drive,

Saskatoon,

Saskatchewan (SK),

S7N 5A5, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete high school. Required grade average. IELTS (Academic) - Overall Band Score: 6., With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6, Listening: , Speaking: , Writing: , TOEFL - Internet Based: 8, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 1, Listening: 1, Speaking: 19, Writing: 19, CanTEST - 4., With minimum individual scores of Reading: 4.5. Listening: 4.5, Speaking: , Writing: 4, CAEL - 7, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6, Listening: 60, Speaking: 6, Writing: 6, MELAB – 8, With minimum individual scores of Reading: 8, Listening: 8, Speaking: >=, Writing: 8, PTE Academic - Overall score of 6, With minimum individual skills scores of Reading: 5, Listening: 5, Speaking: 5, Writing: 5, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - C with 65 score

For international students

You can enter this program directly from high school.

IELTS (Academic) - Overall Band Score: 6.5

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 6, Listening: 6, Speaking: 6, Writing: 6.

TOEFL (institutional TOEFL not accepted) - Internet Based: 86

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 19, Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Writing: 19.

CanTEST - 4.5

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 4.5. Listening: 4.5, Speaking: 4, Writing: 4.

CAEL - 70

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 60, Listening: 60, Speaking: 60, Writing: 60.

MELAB - 85

With minimum individual scores of Reading: 80, Listening: 80, Speaking: >=3, Writing: 80.

PTE Academic - Overall score of 63

With minimum individual skills scores of Reading: 59, Listening: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - C with 65 score

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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