Students in the School of Communication study human interaction from a critical perspective,examining media and culture, technology and society, communication policy and political economy. Collaborating with other applied scientists, they deploy their combined insights in areas as diverse as healthcare and communication policy development. Graduates permeate every career type and sector.
The School for the Contemporary Arts is committed to the study, production and promotion of contemporary art, offering a dynamic and integrated arts curriculum. Programs in art and culture studies, dance, film, music, theatre, and visual art are focused on developing creative artists and scholars who are equipped to excel in a transforming world. Over its 30-year history, the school has produced outstanding alumni who have gone on to play acclaimed roles in redefining the arts in Canada. In 2010, all programs within SCA were moved to a new campus in the heart of Vancouver
SFU Surrey’s unique School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) invites you to explore ideas where technology and art meet. Here students acquire deep understandings of digital interactive media, knowledge management and human computer interaction in sophisticated labs and instructional facilities, led by an accomplished faculty.
SFU’s Master of Publishing Program and undergraduate minor form Canada’s premier training ground for publishing professionals. The program integrates advanced industry practice with insights gained from applied research. This innovative program challenges students with dynamic seminar courses and intensive simulation projects. Along with a highly qualified faculty, the program introduces guest experts drawn from publishing firms across Canada into many facets of the program.
The Master of Digital Media (MDM) is Canada’s first professional graduate program in digital media. Offered at the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver BC, this intensive program with internship engages students in real world projects and coursework that provides valuable leadership experience, training, and top industry connections.
The MDM is conferred by The University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Each of the Centre for Digital Media's partners brings unique insight to the program and value to students. MDM grads are alumni of all four institutions.
Students wishing to acquire knowledge in two program areas for the BA degree, but not desiring to undertake a major or a joint major program, may complete a program consisting of two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors, at least one of which must be in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT).