Diploma of Northern Studies

This two-year undergraduate-level Northern Studies diploma program offers an open and flexible framework that is ideal for those interested in broadening or formalizing their knowledge of the North and the Circumpolar world and its social, political, historical and physical characteristics, issues and stories.

Northern Studies is ideal for individuals, students or practitioners who wish to expand and/or formalize their knowledge of the North and its social, political and physical features, issues and stories.

The program's flexibility -- with a small core of required courses -- allows it to be self-directed and multidisciplinary. This makes it a fabulous opportunity for anyone wishing to pursue personal or professional interests in the North and the Circumpolar world, because it enables individually tailored study plans to suit specific needs by including options for independent and multidisciplinary reading, study and research in a range of academic fields.

Previous college or university study can be a step up to a Northern Studies Diploma. Those with sufficient previous university-level coursework, a Yukon University Liberal Arts certificate, another academic credential or a previous degree may be able to achieve a post-certificate or post-degree diploma in only one year of full-time study. See the program guide.

Program details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionYukon University
Fields of studyHumanities (broad programmes)Sociology and cultural studiesPolitical science and civicsNatural environments and wildlife
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