Bachelor On Campus

Visual Art

Simon Fraser University

48 months
979 CAD/credit
195 CAD/credit
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The Visual Art program in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology is one of the performing and fine arts offered by the School for Contemporary Arts. This program is offered at the Vancouver campus at Simon Fraser University . 


Visual Art gives you a dynamic and progressive education in contemporary art, balancing studio-based production with art theory. The Visual Art studio, the Audain Gallery, will give you the opportunity to present your work as well as to connect with local and international artists, forming community based networks.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this Visual Art program at Simon Fraser University  may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Advertising Artist
  • Animation Artist
  • Architect
  • Archivist
  • Art Critic
  • Art Historian
  • Art therapy
  • Artist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Art History
  • Contemporary Art History
  • Studio in Visual Art
  • Artworks, Theories, Contexts
  • Art and the Moving Image

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must meet the university's English Language Requirements
    • All applicants must meet the university's Quantitative and Analytical Skills requirements
    • All students must present a minimum grade of C-/60% in a junior or senior level acceptable Math course
    • Graduation from a university-preparatory program at a senior high school
    • Submit a transcript which includes grades for all courses completed and final grades for the first semester of Senior Year. (An admission average is calculated on final year results.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    979 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 979 CAD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    195 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 195 CAD per credit during 48 months.

per unit

Living costs for Abbotsford

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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