Departments & Schools

The Vancouver campus offers students a range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as Continuing Studies courses for lifelong learners. Find out more about our schools and departments below.

Beedie School of Business

Our downtown graduate school offers a range of programs that provide leading management education through our Full-time and Part-time MBA, MSc Finance, PhD and Diploma designations.

MBA & Graduate Programs:

Continuing Studies

Offers in-class and online courses to help adult learners upgrade their professional skills, prepare for new careers, or pursue personal interests.


Department of Gerontology

Offers a minor in Gerontology; a Post-baccalaureate Diploma in Gerontology; a Master of Arts in Gerontology; and a PhD in Gerontology.


School for International Studies

One of very few centres in Canada offering interdisciplinary research and teaching on international affairs.


Publishing @ SFU

Offers education and professional development at all levels, from short professional Publishing Workshops to our Undergraduate Minor in Print and Digital Publishing and the graduate-level Master of Publishing program.


School for the Contemporary Arts

Offers a dynamic and integrated arts curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate level.

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Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT)

Launched in 2009, this faculty is the intersection where communication, art and technology meet and interact.


Graduate Liberal Studies

Designed for the intellectually curious life-long learner, Graduate Liberal Studies (GLS) is a part-time program where working students can pursue an interdisciplinary master of arts degree in liberal studies by participating in a rigorous academic program that is both flexible and diverse.


School of Public Policy

A two-year innovative graduate program that emphasizes the development of techniques to undertake and manage public policy analysis and planning for public, private, and non-governmental organizations.


Urban Studies

Provides the opportunity to study the city and its functions from an interdisciplinary perspective. This part-time, flexible, graduate program is offered in the evening at the SFU Vancouver campus.