The Faculty of Arts at UBC Vancouver is a research-intensive faculty, encompassing internationally renowned programs in the social sciences, humanities, creative and performing arts, and professional schools.

As the university’s largest academic unit, UBC Arts educates more than 16,000 students in bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in more than 25 departments, schools, institutes, and programs.

UBC Arts provides compelling opportunities to explore among 3,000 courses taught by more than 1,000 scholars who are leaders in their fields.

Truly unique in its scope, UBC Arts is a dynamic and thriving community of outstanding scholars — both faculty and students.

UBC Arts at a glance

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With a combination of diverse disciplines, experiential learning options, and groundbreaking research opportunities, Arts offers an unparalleled student experience.
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UBC Arts is internationally renowned for research in the social sciences, humanities, and creative and performing arts.
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Arts & Culture District

The UBC Arts and Culture District showcases student artists, world-renowned performers, and international exhibitions.
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