UTP Stage II: Communication, Art and Technology Fraser International College


What will I learn?

UTP Stage II: Communication, Art and Technology are equivalent to the first year of SFU's Bachelor of Arts degree. The courses provide introduction to three Schools housed within the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, providing the foundation for a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Double Minor specialization.

Your direct pathway to Simon Fraser University

High School - FIC - 2nd year Simon Fraser University

Required courses:

  • Visual Communication Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Communication and Social Change
  • Introduction to Cinema

And one of:

  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Literary Classics
  • Literature and Culture

Entry to second year at SFU

Students will enter the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology in a Bachelor of Arts with a Double Minor.

Areas of study:

  • Media and Culture
  • Technology and Society
  • Political Economy and Policy
  • Interactive Systems
  • Design
  • Media Arts
  • Film Studies
  • Dance
  • Visual Culture and Performance Studies
  • Theatre
  • Visual Art
  • Music
  • Publishing
  • Dialogue
  • Communications
  • Interactive Arts and Technology
  • Contemporary Arts

Potential career paths

  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Production Assistant
  • Political Research Assistant
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Video Game Developer
  • Photographer/Videographer
  • Project Manager
  • Film Critic
  • Museum Curator
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations

Which department am I in?

Fraser International College

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
CAD$26,010.00 (US$ 19,549) per year
Start date

4 January 2019, 3 May 2019


Fraser International College

8999 Nelson Way,


British Columbia (BC),

V5A 4W9, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry into UTP Stage II generally requires the successful completion of Year 12 of secondary school or its equivalent.

English Language requirements

Direct-entry requirements

British Columbia High School English 12 (+3 year residency in Canada): 55%; GCSE/O Level English Language - C; HKDSE - 3.

Integrated-Entry requirements

IELTS (Academic): Overall 5.5 (Minimum 5.5 in reading and writing bands, 5.0 in speaking and listening); TOEFL - 69 (Minimum 15 in reading and writing); British Columbia High School English 12 (+3 year residency in Canada): 50%; GCSE/O Level English Language - D; HKDSE - 2.

Cornerstone-Entry requirements

IELTS (Academic): Overall 5.0 (Minimum 5.0 in reading and writing bands, 4.5 in speaking and listening) or 5.5 Overall (no minimum band requirements); TOEFL: 59 (Minimum 12 in reading and writing) or 69 Overall.