Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada




Why Choose Kwantlen

 
Consider Your Options
You're ready to step forward, to put your enthusiasm to work and create a future for yourself. The question is, how best to get there? We understand that options create opportunities and at Kwantlen Polytechnic University you can achieve real-world success through experiences inside and outside the classroom that lead to successful careers.
Look around. We think you'll appreciate our student-centred approach to education. We focus the full measure of our resources on our students. We truly care about our students and their success—both educational and career success! Our tireless pursuit of student-centred satisfaction creates results.  That's why we go to extraordinary lengths to provide you with a flexible, personalized and relevant education. Kwantlen's focus is on you—the student.
 
Compare Your Choices
One of the most significant factors in your education is the quality of your instructors. Our award-winning faculty members focus their efforts where it matters most: on you, the student. As a result, their instruction is relevant, current and inspiring. They apply their research in the real world and share their experiences with you in the classroom. Their dedication to teaching excellence makes their classes stimulating and sought after. They turn ordinary ideas into extraordinary experiences.
 
Kwantlen Polytechnic University faculty are not only experts in their fields, but also passionate professionals who love to teach—and it shows. Inspiring and challenging learning environments provide opportunities to learn through involvement and experimentation. Our smaller classes and flexible career-focused programs are in demand. We give you the freedom to decide the timing and pace of your education. We are here to help you succeed.
Choose Kwantlen
 
Kwantlen creates options for students. We go to extraordinary lengths to provide you with the most flexible and relevant education possible. We integrate our programs to give you a range of choices you will not find anywhere else. Our bachelor degrees set new standards for collaboration with faculty and industry. We offer an interactive approach to education by combining academic theory and applied skills development in a curriculum that will provide the foundation for your career.
 
How do we do it? We emphasize smaller classes to create a supportive learning environment. We offer services to assist students who have decided they want to succeed. We give you every chance to apply your talents and expand your knowledge. We recognize that learning is more than a state of mind; it is a physical experience. We have designed our four campuses in the rapidly growing areas of Langley, Richmond and Surrey in the Metro Vancouver region. Our high tech labs and studios create an ideal applied learning environment because we believe leading-edge facilities are vital to a leading-edge education.
 
If you want a successful future, Kwantlen is the university for you. As a Kwantlen graduate, you'll be a highly skilled, confident individual ready to make the most of your education. Select carefully. You create your own good fortune when you make the right choice.  The possibilities are limited only by the choices you make and by your commitment to success.
Over 200,000 people have chosen Kwantlen. You should too.
 

Courses/Programmes Intakes Fee/Credit Deposit (Min.) Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Applied Arts In Psychology – Honours Jan./May/Sep
 
Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Applied Arts In Psychology Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Design, Fashion and Technology Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Design, Graphic Design For Marketing Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Interior Design Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Journalism – Honours Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Journalism Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts in Community Criminal Justice – Honours Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts in Community Criminal Justice Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology – Honours Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in English Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, General Studies Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in History Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Anthropology Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Asian Studies Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Minor in Counselling Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Creative Writing Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Philosophy Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Policy Studies Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Sociology Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Horticulture Science in Urban Ecosystems Major or Plant Health Major Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Design, Product Design (soft goods)  Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Music in Musical Arts  Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Agriculture  Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Post Baccalaureate  Jan./May/Sep Can $ 500 Can $ 7500 A-Level / Intermediate with IELTS 6.0
 
Note:
Semester
 
Application Start Dates
 
First Application
Deadline
 
Further Application Deadlines
Fall (Sep.) Nov 1 March 31 Open admission programs have later application
deadline dates and many programs have extended
application deadline dates. For more details and
specific deadline dates visit kwantlen.ca/admission.
 
Spring (Jan.) Mar 1 July 31
Summer (May) July 1 Nov. 30

Silent Features:
  • Work Permission during term time and Full Time during holidays.
  • Excellent Visa Success Ratio.
  • Four modern, high-tech campuses, located in Surrey, Richmond, Cloverdale and Langley (In British Columbia Canada)
  • 4 Years post Study work possibility.
  • University provide free language support for all of our International students.

 
More Reasons to Choose Kwantlen
 
Wide variety of relevant, flexible program offerings

  • More than 120 diverse programs—degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations
  • Many bachelor's degree programs, with more new degrees under development
  • 80% of all other Kwantlen programs bridge into bachelor's degrees

 
An exceptional academic environment

  • We focus the full measure of our resources on our undergraduate students, whether you are pursuing a degree, diploma, certificate or citation
  • Smaller classes mean a more supportive, intimate learning environment
  • We hire expert faculty with real-world experience who love to teach

 Student support services

  • We offer 25 student services to help you succeed
  • Numerous scholarships and financial awards are available
  • Educational Advising to help you choose the program that's best for you
Modern high-tech campuses
  • Up-to-date labs, studios, classrooms and facilities
  • Facilities continue to grow to meet the growing needs of our students and communities
  • Surrey expansion projects expanding the campus by 42%
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Preparation for the work force
  • Co-op education options allow you to work in a professional capacity and gain industry contacts in your field before you graduate
  • Study abroad opportunities prepare you for work in a global marketplace
  • Challenging, industry-driven curriculum gives you real-world experiences
  • Career Services offers coaching and job-finding resources for graduates, as well for part-time and summer-time employment
Beyond books
  • Athletic teams and recreational activities for all students
  • We have six varsity athletic teams, with more to come
  • Through the Kwantlen Student Association, students enjoy discounts on tickets from Cineplex Odeon and Famous Player theatres, Whistler/Blackcomb, and PNE and Playland
  • Domestic and international travel discounts with an International Youth Travel Card (available for ages 25 and under)
  • Talon Fitness Centre is a dedicated exercise environment
  • Surrey Campus gallery showcases artwork by students, faculty and other artists 
After graduation
  • Graduates—more than 23,500 in 17 countries—are automatically members of the Kwantlen Alumni Network and have access to:
  • Kwantlen Student Association discounts (see Beyond Books, above)
  • Alumni Employment services
  • Professional Kwantlen Alumni Network business cards, using our template, for use in employment interviews and networking
  • Alumni Smart Card for on-campus benefits at the library, gym, bookstore, Kwantlen Student Association and more
  • The Alumni Network newsletter, InTouch, and website, www.kwantlen.ca/alumni, help graduates stay in touch, learn about class reunions and events, and future alumni benefits and affinity programs as they develop. 
Kwantlen Quick Facts
  • Undergraduate Educational Programs
  • More than 120 diverse programs, including career, vocational trades and technology programs
  • Co-op education opportunities available in many programs
  • International learning opportunities all over the world such as Field Schools, Exchange, Study Abroad, and International Co-op. Opportunities available in most program areas.
  • Unique degrees: only graphic design for marketing program in Canada; fashion design degree one of two in Canada; only undergraduate journalism program in region.
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Students and Alumni
  • More than 17,500 students annually
  • Over 9,900 FTE (full-time equivalency) annually
  • Over 2,200 credentials awarded annually.
  • Over 34,000 registered alumni
  • Over 200,000 students educated at Kwantlen to date 
Faculty and Staff
  • More than 1,600 faculty and staff
  • More than 239 faculty members involved in active research
  • Four research institutes
  • 30 sponsored research projects 
More Kwantlen Facts
  • History
  • Formed by splitting from Douglas College in 1981
  • Became Kwantlen University College, a degree-granting institution, in 1995
  • "Kwantlen" means "tireless runner" and is derived from the First Nations people who established their home in the region served by Kwantlen
  • Kwantlen's Timeline of Success
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Facilities and Future Plans
  • Four modern, high-tech campuses, located in Surrey, Richmond, Cloverdale and Langley
  • State-of-the-art studios and labs
  • $94.9-million of expansion and new facilities between 2005-2009, including the new Cloverdale Trades and Technology Centre and research facilities for the Institute of Sustainable 
Horticulture
  • $16-million committed in endowments 
Other Services
  • All campuses are accessible to those with mobility and visual impairments
  • Learning Centres at Surrey, Richmond and Langley campuses
  • Six varsity athletic teams, with more to come
  • Kwantlen Fitness Centre is a dedicated exercise environment
  • Surrey Campus gallery open to public, showcases artwork by students, faculty and other artists
  • Aboriginal Gathering Place at Surrey Campus is an inviting gathering place designed to support student activities while recognizing the Aboriginal Nations.
  • Quiet Prayer and Meditation Space at Surrey and Langley Campuses offers dedicated space for quiet prayer and meditation
  • All Libraries are also open to the public
Association Memberships
  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
  • International Association of Universities
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The Survey Says - from the Kwantlen Student Satisfaction Survey 2009
  • Top reasons for choosing Kwantlen: selection and reputation of programs; class sizes; proximity of campuses to students' homes.
  • 94% of respondents indicated that if they had to do it again, they would enrol at Kwantlen, with virtually no difference between domestic and international students. 
The Survey Says - from the National Survey of Student Engagement 2010
  • 80% of respondents rated their entire educational experience at Kwantlen as good or excellent. 
Academic Faculties/Divisions
  • Program Listings (By Academic Faculties/Divisions)
  • Faculty of Arts
  • School of Business
  • Faculty of Design
  • School of Horticulture
  • Division of Science, Mathematics & Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Community and Health Studies
  • Faculty of Academic and Career Advancement (formerly College of Qualifying Studies)
  • Faculty of Trades and Technology
  • Continuing Studies
  • Health – Professional Studies 

How can we help you?!
 
As your International Educational Advisors we want to provide the best service and support possible for our international students. We want to support you in any way that we can and make your transition and stay in Canada and to Kwantlen as smooth and seamless as possible.
 
We can help with academic questions about: Course and program planning, registration, policies and more. As well as non-academic support: Study permit, Work permit, Temporary Resident Visas and more. Apply for study visa in canada.
 
You're welcome to come see us for an appointment, a drop-in, email or call us for scholarships in canada, Canada student visa requirements, Study in Canada Requirements!

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