Develop an understanding of the historical relationship between the museum/heritage sector and Indigenous communities, and develop foundational knowledge and skills to support the preservation and stewardship of Indigenous tangible and intangible culture and heritage.
All participants are encouraged to have a professional or voluntary role in a museum or cultural organization. Please contact the program office if you have questions.
Regular access to a computer with a reliable internet connection.
University-level research, writing and critical thinking skills.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
Students wishing to withdraw from a course—for any reason—must do so by contacting the program office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not drop yourself from the course via either Online Tools on the main UVic website or My Account on the Continuing Studies website.
Participants may be entitled to a partial refund, depending on date of course drop. See course outline for specific drop deadlines and associated refunds.
The University reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses. The University reserves the right to cancel registration for anyone not meeting prerequisites as outlined above.
Credit vs non-credit
Credit refers to degree credit. If you are taking a course or program for credit through UVic Continuing Studies, it means that course or program provides credit towards a degree at UVic or another authorized university. Credit students have to meet certain criteria, such as being accepted to both UVic Continuing Studies and the University of Victoria.