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As Canada’s only polytechnic university, we’re here to provide you with an educational experience that’s as unique as you are. We offer a range of programs and courses designed to provide you with the skills and experience you’ll need for the career you want. Explore more about our faculties, enrolment services, graduation, and learn about the services available to you as a KPU student, like confidential counselling, tutoring support, and fun, engaging activities. Bring your friends, or make new ones! There’s countless ways to get involved on campus and we’re here to support you along the way. Whatever your interests are, there’s something for you here.
  • Faculty of Academic and Career Advancement

    Our aim is for you to perform at the very best of your ability. The Faculty of Academic and Career Advancement helps you find your best path, meet career goals, and achieve success. Experienced, supportive advisors can assist you in narrowing down your choices, upgrading courses, furthering your studies, and preparing you for work in your field of choice.

  • Faculty of Arts

    Other degrees prepare you for the known; an arts degree prepares you for the unknown. Whether you aspire to be a teacher, lawyer, musician, psychologist, or painter, a well-rounded liberal arts education will give you a solid foundation in creative and critical thinking for life. Choose from 21 departments and disciplines to develop a deep and holistic understanding of our world today—from anthropology, political science, and criminology to fine arts, English, and philosophy.

  • Faculty of Health

    British Columbia’s healthcare and wellness sector is growing quickly, as is the need for trained professionals and specialists. If you thrive on helping others and want to make your mark in this dynamic field, our Faculty of Health has several unique and in-demand programs for certificate, diploma, degree, and post-baccalaureate degree programs, including nursing, psychiatric nursing, traditional Chinese medicine, and health care services.

  • Faculty of Science and Horticulture

    If science fuels your fire, you’ll find your discipline in the Faculty of Science and Horticulture, where thought meets action. Delivered in a theory-plus-applied-learning approach by academics dedicated to their fields, traditional and applied undergraduate programs include biology, chemistry, environmental protection, mathematics, computer-aided design and drafting, physics, agriculture, horticulture, and brewing and brewery operations—the first program of its kind in British Columbia with a 4,000-square-foot lab where students master both craft and science.

  • Faculty of Trades and Technology

    Do you love fixing things and working outside? Crafting art out of wood, landscaping, or repairing appliances? The Faculty of Trades & Technology will give you the specialized training and foundational knowledge you need to put your talent to work in a successful career. KPU is the place where thought meets action, so all our trade programs and courses integrate theory with practical hands-on training.

  • School of Business

    You want to lead a successful business, launch a breakthrough innovation, even change the way we do business in the 21st century. KPU School of Business gives you the real-world skills, practical know-how, and professional connections you need to make it happen. Our approach is internationally recognized because it’s well rounded and grounded in modern principles—where thought meets action.

  • Wilson School of Design

    Want to turn your talent for art in to a successful career? If you have an eye for design, a head for business, and a sketchbook full of ideas, the Wilson School of Design is for you. At our new cutting-edge facility, we’ll push you to your creative limits to fully prepare you for an exciting, dynamic future in modern graphic design, fashion, product design, technical apparel, fashion marketing, and interior design.