About Arts

UBC’s Faculty of Arts is a research-intensive faculty, encompassing a full range of courses in the social sciences, humanities, and creative and performing arts. The Faculty provides compelling opportunities to explore and choose among 2,000 courses taught by more than 750 scholars who are leaders in their fields.

As the university’s largest academic unit, the Faculty educates more than 13,000 students in bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in 15 departments, five schools, four institutes, the Museum of Anthropology, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, and many exciting interdisciplinary programs. Truly unique in its scope, the Faculty of Arts is a dynamic and thriving community of outstanding scholars—both faculty and students.