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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed small class sizes, experiential learning opportunities, and many student support services, KPU is the natural choice for students who want to become career-ready in Canada. 

Study Your Way

KPU offers 120+ innovative programs that lead to a variety of post-secondary credentials, including certificates, bachelor’s degrees, and graduate diplomas. You’ll find programs at KPU that aren’t available anywhere else in Canada.

The Polytechnic Advantage

Traditional universities focus too much on theory and textbooks. KPU is different—as a polytechnic university, we place as much importance on doing as we do on thinking. Your education at KPU will go beyond studying in a classroom; you’ll get out into the real world and learn through hands-on experience. 



Programs

Bachelor's degree
Art & Design
Fashion Design Delivery method Length Location
Bachelor of Design in Fashion and Technology On campus 4 years Richmond
Fine Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts On campus 4 years Surrey (British Columbia)
Graphic Design
Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design for Marketing On campus 4 years Richmond
Industrial Design
Bachelor of Design in Product Design On campus 4 years Richmond
Interior Design
Bachelor of Interior Design On campus 4 years Richmond
Business
Entrepreneurship
Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Finance
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Human Resources
Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management On campus 4 years Surrey (British Columbia)
Marketing
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Computer Science & IT
Information Technology
Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology On campus 4 years Surrey (British Columbia)
Humanities & Culture
Anthropology
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Criminology
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
History
Bachelor of Arts in History On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Literature
Bachelor of Arts in English On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Political Science
Bachelor of Arts in Policy Studies On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Sociology
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Sustainable Development
Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Agriculture On campus 4 years Richmond
Media & Communications
Creative Writing
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Journalism
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Science
Bachelor of Science in Health Science On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Agriculture & Forestry
Bachelor of Horticulture Science in Plant Health On campus 4 years Langley
Bachelor of Horticulture Science in Urban Ecosystems On campus 4 years Langley
Biology
Bachelor of Science in Biology On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Geography
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Geography On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Applications of Mathematics On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Physics
Bachelor of Science in Physics for Modern Technology On campus 4 years Multiple (2)
Diploma / certificate
Art & Design
Certificate in Foundations in Design On campus 1 year Richmond
Business
Business Administration
Certificate in Non-Governmental Organizations and Nonprofit Studies On campus 1 year Multiple (3)
Diploma in Business Administration On campus 2 years Multiple (3)
Finance
Diploma in Accounting On campus 2 years Multiple (2)
Management
Diploma in Business Management On campus 2 years Multiple (3)
Marketing
Diploma in Fashion Marketing On campus 2 years Richmond
Diploma in Marketing Management On campus 4 years Multiple (3)
Computer Science & IT
Information Technology
Diploma in Computer Information Systems On campus 2 years Surrey (British Columbia)
Engineering & Technology
Certificate in Engineering On campus 1 year Richmond
Automotive Engineering
Diploma in Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology On campus 2 years Cloverdale
Mechanical Engineering
Diploma in Computer Aided Design and Drafting On campus 2 years Cloverdale

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Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

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Why study at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Canada ranked #1 study abroad country

Canada has been ranked the #1 study abroad country in the world for 2020! Known for its untouched natural beauty, friendly and welcoming locals, and a culture of tolerance and diversity, Canada is a clear choice for students looking to study abroad.

With 5 campuses, 140 programs, and 20,000 full time students each year, Kwantlen Polytechnic University is one of the largest and most exciting universities in the Metro Vancouver region of Canada. It’s why thousands of international students from around 70 countries choose to study at KPU each year.

As an international student at KPU, your education will be relevant and thought-provoking. Your instructors will care deeply about your learning, and our programs will offer you the opportunity to get real, hands-on experience to prepare you for your dream career—whether in Canada, or beyond. And at every step in your journey, our welcoming international student services will be there to support you and celebrate your success. Plus? Metro Vancouver is one of the most beautiful and livable places in the entire world.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad

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Awards & Accreditations

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Languages Canada

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British Columbia EQA

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Student services & facilities

At KPU, you’ll get access to industry-level advanced technologies, like laser cutters, 3D printers, and ultrasonic welders. You’ll also enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, including our brewery and brewing lab, mechatronics lab, art studios, and greenhouses.

Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews.

Veer Teja
KPU's accounting program is nothing short of exceptional! The overall quality of instruction is hands-on and most instructors actually care about the students. The small class size is a big plus that allows all the students to comfortably engage in meaningful discourse. The program is structured so that upon graduation I can pursue my CPA design...
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Stanley Ruan
I had graduated years ago, never thought I would post a review for anything before. Recently, I recommended my cousin to attend this school, it reminded me the old time I spent here at KPU. You would definitely suffer, I mean, suffer from the attentions from your instructors, group projects, endless presentations, but you know what, you will nai...
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Contact

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey
Canada

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