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Faculty of Science and Horticulture

Faculty of Science and Horticulture

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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.

You’ll take full advantage of one-on-one learning and small-group classes 1/10 the size of first-year lecture classes at larger research-oriented universities. The department also offers flexibility, with courses at the Cloverdale, Langley, Richmond, and Surrey campuses, and ample opportunities for hands-on learning and side-by-side project work with top researchers. We are also now offering several new degree programs, including a minor in Medicinal Chemistry. A state-of-the-art $20 million renovation of our Surrey campus science labs means more capacity for innovation, and more applied research and experiential education choices.


Jun 19, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Ever wondered about a career in horticulture? Curious about the education options available? Join us for an information session and learn about our cutting-edge facilities.

Jul 10, 2019 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Before the talk begins, join us in a set of interactive, hands-on activities and scientific demonstrations related to the presentation!


May 9 / 2019
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) has been awarded the title of Grand National Championship as the school that brews the best beers in North America.

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Apr 25 / 2019
Dr. Deborah Henderson inspects a petri dish with fungi or trichoderma.

Tucked away in a lab at...

Mar 4 / 2019
KPU Brewing students and Pink Boots society collaborate to create beer on International Women's Day

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Brewing and Brewery Operations Diploma program is teaming up with the Pink Boots Society for a collaboration brew day on International Women’s Day,...