48 months
Duration
938 CAD/credit 28140 CAD/year
206 CAD/credit 6180 CAD/year
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About

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program of Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides students with comprehensive knowledge and practice in the field of visual arts.

Overview

The core of the Fine Arts degree program of Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a strong studio curriculum focusing on the ideas and technical processes of producing contemporary art. The Fine Arts curriculum is complemented through access to a broad liberal arts education emphasizing the development of effective academic writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills.

Grounded in theory and practice, students develop aesthetic judgment, professional knowledge, disciplinary expertise, and the collaborative critical thinking skills required to prepare them for direct entry into today's creative economy.

The diverse needs of visual arts students are met in a vibrant environment with outstanding facilities, studios, exhibition spaces, visiting artists, student exchange programs, and opportunities for working with the community. Personal and professional development is encouraged as the degree prepares students to be practicing artists and contributing global citizens.

Key features :

  • An emphasis on contemporary studio arts in two-dimensional (drawing, painting, print media, photography, digital media), three-dimensional (sculpture, ceramics, installation), and performance art.
  • A thorough grounding in modern and contemporary art history and critical theory that helps students explore issues in their own work and that of others.
  • A commitment to a student-centred teaching environment, small class sizes, and easy access to qualified faculty working and contributing in their field of practice and research.
  • The preparation of students for entry into the cultural industries and creative economies sector of the labour market through incorporation of essential skills training into the curriculum, including cross-disciplinary applications of studio, art history and theory, and practice.
  • Focus on theoretical, methodological, and applied understanding and skills required for employment and/or further studies in postgraduate education programs.
  • A solid liberal arts background that will prepare students to be creative and critical thinkers.
  • Dedicated studio space for 4th year B.F.A. students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Art and Visual Culture Prehistoric to Early Renaissance 
  • History ot Western Art: Renaissance to the 20th Century 
  • Drawing 
  • Visual Language: Making and Meaning 
  • Form, Structure and Materials 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.
  • All applicants to undergraduate studies must satisfy KPU's Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement through an acceptable High school course, undergraduate course, KPU course, or testing option.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28140 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 938 CAD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    6180 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 206 CAD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Surrey

1156 - 1898 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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