Program Information

School: Simon Fraser University
Faculty: Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Description: 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.

The School of Communication has a long-standing tradition of critical, interdisciplinary approaches to the study of media and technology, with a commitment to social theory and political economy. The school bridges the critical and the applied in its undergraduate programs, and is committed to offering students the opportunities and the means to explore, analyze and critically evaluate the complexities and interplay between the numerous and diverse dimensions of communication.

URL: Communication at Simon Fraser University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 78
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics 

Must obtain a grade of C- or better in perquisite courses. More Information about prerequisites available at: http://www.sfu.ca/students/admission/admission-requirements/cdn-highschool/bc_yukon.html

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

More information about English Language requirements available at: http://www.sfu.ca/students/admission/admission-requirements/english-language-requirement.html