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Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University!

Our website has lots of valuable information that can help you in choosing the program that best fits you!  Browse through our many degree options and read about the interesting courses that we offer.
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Dean of Arts Teaching Award

Nominate your favourite instructor for the Dean of Arts Teaching Award today!  The deadline is December 1.


KPU and Science World Team Up for a Brilliant Speaker Series!

KPU is proud to partner with Science World for a speaker series featuring faculty members from the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Science and Horticulture.

To learn more about this series and to RSVP, go to:


Join KPU's New Sustainability Cohort!

Want to take courses with students who have a similar interest in sustainability?  Then this cohort is for you!

Learn more:


KPU has partnered with the world-renowned Borealis String Quartet!

Watch the video for more information on this exciting partnership.



Areas of Study



Journalism and Communication Studies

Asian Studies

Language and Cultures

Creative Writing



NGO and Nonprofit Studies

Educational Studies



Policy Studies

Fine Arts

Political Science





Interdisciplinary Expressive Arts (IDEA)

Education Assistant


Arts Events

Add some music to your lunch hour by attending this free concert.  Featuring the KPU Percussion Ensemble.

Add some music to your evening and show your support for KPU music students by attending the piano division student recital. Admission is free.

Add some music to your evening by attending this free concert.  Enjoy the music of Kwantlen piano students.

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Arts News

Nov 12 / 2015
Water Rights in Southeast Asia and India

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Right now, around 800 million people have no access to clean water, and it’s a fact that's disrupting economies, environments and lives

Nov 2 / 2015
Inspector Galib Bhayani

Surrey, B.C. – A Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) criminology instructor's commitment to community has received major recognition on both local and nationa

Oct 30 / 2015
Khaled Hamdan

Kwantlen Polytechnic University's (KPU) Dr. Khaled Hamdan spoke with Joytv recently about the unusual storm that hit Metro Vancouver this fall.

Oct 13 / 2015

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – What does it take for someone to become a perpetrator of genocide? Why would someone risk their own life to save that of a complete stranger?

Sep 2 / 2015
KPU Science World Speaker Series

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Whether it’s organic food or pipeline crude, modern science is more complex and collaborative than ever before, with some of the most signi