Learn about new and emerging digital media, and explore the complexities and interplay of media, culture, technology, society, politics and policy. You will graduate equipped with in-demand critical thinking skills, and an understanding of how our media-saturated world functions at social, cultural and ideological levels. Dynamic and innovative, the School of Communication is a national leader in the discipline


The Communication program in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology encompasses theoretical and applied aspects of communication. During the course of the major program, you will choose a concentration: media and culture; technology and society; or political economy and policy.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

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Admission requirements for Communication

Students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12: see program-specific requirements for the School of Communication. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BA Communication

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 program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.

  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Blog Writer
  • Campaign Organizer
  • Communication Assistant
  • Cultural Event Coordinator
  • Fundraising Specialist
  • Interpreter/Translator
  • Image Consultant
  • Photo Journalist
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Political Research Assistant
  • Production Assistant
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Publicist
  • Sales and promotion Account Executive