Programs that suit you

At uOttawa, you’ll have the freedom to test your limits by combining programs from various fields of study. Whether you’re a computer whiz with an interest in entrepreneurship, or an aspiring sports therapist who wants to gain some business savvy, we’ll help you find the winning formula.

Five good reasons to study political science

Studying political science at the University of Ottawa means gaining concrete skills thanks to one of the largest political and governmental studies departments in Canada!

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Three good reasons to study mechanical engineering at uOttawa

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Spotlight on uOttawa: Human Kinetics with Charbel

The School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa ranks among the top 50 in the world, with our two bachelor’s programs.

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Five good reasons to study communication

When you study communication at the University of Ottawa, you embark on an extraordinary journey. Regardless of whether you choose communication, digital journalism or public relations, each of these options is exceptional for several reasons.

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Spotlight on uOttawa: Mechanical Engineering with Peter

Combining mechanical engineering with business classes and graduating with a double degree is the perfect scenario for Peter.

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 The University of Ottawa ranks Among the top universities in the world

Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Spotlight on uOttawa: Communication with Tristan

Although everybody says that university is much more difficult than high school, Tristan had the complete opposite experience, especially because of the way profs in communication make sure you’re ready for your career and not just the classroom.

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Biomedical Science

The Biomedical Science program is known as the most common path to medical school. It is unique due to its whole-person approach — in addition to science courses, you can take anatomy or psychology.

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The Programs and courses site is the official source of information on undergraduate and graduate programs and courses offered at the University of Ottawa. It shows you the basic structure of each program, including the number of units (credits) needed to graduate, the compulsory and optional courses as well as course prerequisites and descriptions. You can also see which programs offer CO-OP and French immersion.
Your interests vary widely and that’s okay: there are so many subjects to love in one lifetime. Can’t decide between music and science? The solution is simple at the University of Ottawa: combine them both in a single program!

Study at Telfer School of Management

The Telfer School of Management Bachelor of Commerce is a world-class program that allows you to build a professional network, through its numerous networking events, multicultural environment, international exchange program and Career Centre.

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There are plenty of possible combinations available within a single degree program, like international management and entrepreneurship! Find a program combination that’s as unique as you are!
At the University of Ottawa, we believe that diversity is enriching. That’s why you can study human kinetics while improving your administrative skills with a minor in business.
Are you looking to know more about how the human body functions and how the human brain works? Come study biomedical science and neuroscience in a combined program at the University of Ottawa.
Learn how living organisms grow and how to create chemical products that save lives! Study biochemistry AND chemical engineering in a combined degree program at the University of Ottawa!
If you’re wondering if the program you’re considering will lead to the career you want, check out the “What can I do with my studies?” page. You’ll find lots of information on job requirements and employment forecasts related to areas of study offered at the University of Ottawa.

Stand out as a bilingual professional

At the University of Ottawa, you can study in English, French or both. What’s more, you can hand in your assignments and write your exams in the official language of your choice, even if it’s not the language of instruction of your course! However, you must choose your program language of instruction when you apply. To find out what steps you need to take, see the various admission profiles.

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Study Criminology

The Criminology program is both internationally recognized and on the cutting edge. It avoids an elitist approach, and students know that they are working to further social justice.

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Programs to upgrade your English or French.

Designed with international students’ needs in mind, our second language intensive programs offer custom-made courses for you to upgrade your English or French before starting your studies at the University of Ottawa. With an added Canadian culture component, our second language intensive programs put the odds of success at uOttawa in your favour!

Civil Law

Studying civil law or common law at the University of Ottawa means having many outstanding experiences in a warm, inclusive and caring environment.

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At the University of Ottawa, we believe that balancing multiple interests is key to personal and professional success. Are you interested in economics and political science? Why not study both in a single program at the University of Ottawa.
The International Studies and Modern Languages program allows you to develop an in-depth understanding of international issues and policy while mastering three languages, including English and French. By exposing you to views from a wide range disciplines, including economics, geography, history and world religions, and providing you with a solid, comprehensive background in political science, the program prepares you for careers focused on international matters. Moreover, the University of Ottawa has hundreds of exchanges and partnerships, enabling you to take courses abroad and improve your second or third language skills.
At the University of Ottawa, you can study psychology while improving your knowledge of criminology by adding a major, a minor or simply by taking a few optional courses. See how you can study different disciplines in one program.
uOttawa is the 3rd best University in Ontario

Source : Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Are you interested in how humans are affecting our environment? One option is to study global change as part of an environmental sciences program, one of many possibilities at the University of Ottawa!
Delve into history while exploring the practical applications of second-language teaching. Choose the program combination that fits you best!
Offered in a bilingual setting, the International Studies and Modern Languages program is the only one of its kind in Canada that you can study in a G7 capital. You have access to internships at many international organizations and NGOs, along with 130 embassies and consulates. The University of Ottawa ranks among the 100 top universities in the world for politics and international studies (QS 2018).
At the University of Ottawa, we offer programs that are tailored to your strengths! Do you want to have an impact on social change? Enrich your knowledge with a degree that combines women’s studies and ethics and political philosophy. Discover all the possible program combinations we offer.

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