BFA On Campus

Visual, Digital and Performance Arts

University of British Columbia

48 months
1319 CAD/credit 39570 CAD/year
183 CAD/credit 5490 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Train with the next generation of artists and cultural producers. Learn in cutting-edge facilities designed for traditional and digital-studio and performance arts courses. Students can earn a University of British Columbia Visual, Digital and Performance Arts (BFA).


Work alongside Visual, Digital and Performance Arts professors in a close-knit learning environment, which integrates creativity and research into a variety of fields such as eco art, indigenous media arts, art history, visual culture, and the digital humanities. Visit our FCCS Art blog showcasing some of our current student works and the studio spaces where they create their work.


The Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minor in Visual Art and the Minor in Theatre programs from University of British Columbia offer a perfect balance of studio work and academic study, immersing students in hands-on critical and contemporary art education. 

Students acquire the foundational skills, techniques, and theories needed to work in two and three dimensions in a variety of media such as drawing, painting, sculpture, digital arts, printmaking, photography, animation, studio theory, video and performance arts.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • New Media
  • Studies in Photography
  • Introduction to Printmaking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Meet general requirements (e.g., graduate from secondary school)
  • Demonstrate a certain level of English competency
  • Meet specific requirements for the degree you’re applying to
  • Portfolio Submission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39570 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1319 CAD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    5490 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 183 CAD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Kelowna

1296 - 1928 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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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