Simon Fraser University - Bachelor's Degree

Simon Fraser University (SFU) has three campuses across Canada. Located in Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver, SFU offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs across eight faculties.
  • Average Tuition CAD 11,010
  • Acceptance Rate 60%
  • Students 30,000
  • International Students 17.6%
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a comprehensive university with campuses in British Columbia, Canada. Offering a wide range of bachelor's degree programs in social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, computing science, business, education, health sciences, environmental studies and humanities, SFU is home to the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Beedie School of Business, Communication, Art and Technology, Education, Environment, Health Sciences and Science. Students at SFU can enjoy a variety of recreational activities including swimming, a fitness center and sports clubs. SFU also offers students a wide range of on-campus accommodation options at the Burnaby Campus and the Vancouver Campus.
  • 01The office of International Services for Students (ISS) offers international students a wide range of support and services including academic resources, and advising.
  • 02The student-led Global Community Mentorship Program (GCMP) offers international students assistance with transitioning into the college and the Canadian culture.
  • 03SFU is the only Canadian member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Bachelor Programs

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    Actuarial Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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    Anthropology

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Applied Mathematics

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Applied Mathematical Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the application of mathematics and statistics to solve functional problems in fields like engineering and the applied sciences. The program offers courses that focus on dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, statistical methods, asymptotic methods, and optimization theory.

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    Applied Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Archaeology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Archaeology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts, and cultural landscapes.

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    Art, Performance and Cinemas Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Media Studies. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of communications, technology, sociology, history and journalism.

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    Behavioral Neuroscience

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on the study of physiology, molecular biology, cytology, developmental biology, and mathematical modeling to study the structure and function of the nervous system.

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    Biological Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Biological Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Biomedical Physiology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

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    Business

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Chemical Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Chemistry

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Cognitive Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Cognitive Science. The program offers courses that focus on studying the mind and its processes through psychological science, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and biology.

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    Communication

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computing Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Dance

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

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    Data Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Earth Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Earth Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Economics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Economics. The program offers courses that focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, economic statistics, history of economic thought and political economy.

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    Engineering Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    English

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Environmental Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Film

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

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    Finance

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    First Nations Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

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    French

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.

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    General Studies in Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Geographic Information Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Geography

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Geography

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Geography - Environmental Speciality

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Geography - Environmental Speciality

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Global Environmental Systems

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Global Environmental Systems

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Health Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    History

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Humanities

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

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    Interactive Arts and Technology

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    International Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Kinesiology

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

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    Labour Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; issue management; corporate social responsibility; information dissemination; and strategic communications.

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    Linguistics

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Marketing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Mathematical Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Mathematics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechatronic Systems Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Systems Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a variety of engineering problems.

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    Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Molecular Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, molecular biology, laboratory science, evolution, and microbes.

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    Music

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Neuroscience

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Neuroscience. The program offers courses that focus on the study of physiology, molecular biology, cytology, developmental biology, and mathematical modeling to study the structure and function of the nervous system.

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    Operations Research

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Philosophy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Physical Geography

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of Geography. The program offers courses that focus on the study of physical processes of the Earth’s vegetation, climate, water and soil systems.

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    Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Political Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Psychology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Resource and Environmental Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Resource and Environmental Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Sociology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Software Systems

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Information Systems. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; the application of computers in a business environment; the analysis and design of business information systems; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

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    Statistics

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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    Sustainable Energy Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on designing, building, operating, and improving sustainable energy systems.

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    Theatre

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theatre. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance, and drama.

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    Visual Arts

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    World Literature

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Literature. The program offers courses that focus on analyzing passages, and relating texts to cultural, social, historical and political contexts.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 251
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 288
  • Maclean's (CA)
    Maclean's (CA) 1
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 264
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 301

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarships are offered to high-achieving students in academics and extracurricular activities. These scholarships are worth $10,000 or more. In addition to the wide range of merit-based and need-based scholarships, entrance awards and bursaries offered to international students; students who display extraordinary talent receive financial support in the form of living allowance.

    School Locations

    Other Information

    Established in 1965

    Other

    Simon Fraser University is the first Canadian member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the world’s largest college sports association.

    The Location

    8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

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      • Testimony
        1990-1994, Double in Arts & Social Science (Economics, Poli Sci, Liberal Arts Cert)

        Intellectual stretching of your mind. Technical concepts taught are not all applicable in market place but SFU is a great place to get simultaneously bombarded and challenged out of one's comfort static mental zones. End result? Helps you in quick, flexible, thinking-on-your-feet analytical abilities.

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        2011-2016, Mechatronics Engineering & Business Administration Double Degree Program

        I am thankful for SFU's competitive Double Degree program, which is preparing me for a future management role in a variety of engineering positions.

      • Testimony
        1991-1995, Strong Co-op Program

        SFU's co-op program gave me my first IT job, and sent me on this wonderful career path. I could still remember the computing labs and the late nights we spent in them, completing our assignments and projects.