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UTP Stage II: Communication and Business
UTP Stage II: Communication and Business

UTP Stage II: Communication and Business

  • ID:FIC0005
  • Level:Foudation/ Pre-course
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • TuitionFee/Term:$10,422.00
  • LivingFee/Term:$4,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Term:$166.00
  • OtherFee/Term:$3,719.67
  • TuitionFee/Term:$10,422.00
  • LivingFee/Term:$4,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Term:$166.00
  • OtherFee/Term:$3,719.67

* Academic Literacy Course, Medical insurance, Student Services and Recreation, SFU Student Society (SFSS) Fees (starting January 2019)

Estimated Total/program:
$54,923.01
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Entry into UTP Stage II generally requires the successful completion of Year 12 of secondary school or its equivalent with overall and individual subject requirements depending on program. Specific minimum academic requirements are listed below. Admissions assessments are based on an applicant’s complete academic record.

English requirements

Direct entry

  • If you meet the direct entry English language requirement and meet the relevant academic requirements for your country, you will be eligible for direct entry to UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II. Direct entry includes a non-credit academic literacy course. This program is designed to be completed in three terms.

Integrated entry

  • If you meet the integrated entry English language requirement and the relevant academic requirements for your country, you will begin UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II and will take INTG100 and two academic courses in your first term of study. An A grade in INTG100 will exempt students from the academic literacy course. This program is designed to be completed in three terms.

Cornerstone entry

  • If you meet the cornerstone entry English language requirement and the relevant academic requirements for your country, you will begin UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II and will take cornerstone courses in your first term of study. Students who obtain an A in the cornerstone program will progress to direct entry, those with a B will progress to integrated entry. This program is designed to be completed in four terms.
  • IELTS (Academic), 6.0 Overall with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening , 5.5 Overall with minimum 5.5 in Reading and Writing and 5.0 in Speaking and Listening, 5.5 Overall no band less than 4.5, or 5.0 Overall no band less than 5.0 in Reading and Writing, and 4.5 in Speaking and Listening
  • TOEFL, 79 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 18, 69 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 15, 59 Overall Reading and Writing minimum 12
  • Completion of the last three (3) years of full-time secondary school education in English in Canada, A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required, A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required, N/A
  • Completion of the last three (3) years of full-time secondary school education in English in a country in which the principal language of instruction is English**, A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required , A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required, N/A
  • Completion of the last four (4) years of full-time secondary school education in English at a recognized international school in a country in which the principal language of instruction is not English, A minimum grade of 65% in senior level English is required, A minimum grade of 60% in senior level English is required , N/A
  • GCSE/O Level English Language, C, D, N/A
  • HKDSE, 4, 3, N/A
  • IB English, 5HL, 4 in A1 or A2 English, 3<
  • CAEL CE, 60 overall with Reading and Writing minimum 60, 60 overall with no band below 50, 50 overall with no band below 50<
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE), Overall score of 58, and a minimum score of 58 in the Communicative Skills, including: Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing, Overall score of 42, and a minimum score of 42 in Reading, Writing and 36 in Listening and Speaking, N/A
  • IELTS Indicator, 6.0 overall with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing, and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening, 5.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing, and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening, 6.0 overall with no band less than 4.5 OR 5.0 with minimum 5.0 in Reading and Writing, and 4.5 in Speaking and Listening

Other requirements

  • Science Fundamentals Program
  • The Science streams all require the completion of secondary school Biology 12 or Math 12. The Science Fundamentals Program provides students with the opportunity to advance their university studies while upgrading skills to meet UTP Stage II course prerequisites. Students will be admitted into the Science Fundamentals Program when:
    • A student does not have Grade 12 Biology or less than 65% average in Grade 12 Biology
    • A student does not have Grade 12 Math or less than 75% average in Grade 12 Math

Course Information

FIC offers a unique pathway to enter the second year of studies at SFU in the Communication and Business Minor programs.

UTP Stage II: Communication and Business is equivalent to the first year of SFU’s Bachelor of Arts degree awarded by the Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology (FCAT). The program will provide you with the necessary foundation to understand and excel in such an exciting program.

Why Communication and Business?

  • Gain valuable knowledge in these two very popular career related fields
  • Develop key Business skills including marketing, accounting, human resource development and international business
  • Enhance your understanding of communications including: key messaging, advertising and generating effective social media engagement
  • Develop your critical thinking abilities
  • Be career ready by improving your team and independent working skills

Services and Support:

  • Guaranteed GPA to transfer to SFU
  • Supportive study environment with small classes
  • Receive ongoing support in both Communication and Business to help you choose the most relevant courses
  • Earn valuable work experience through SFU’s Co-op Education program
  • Gain support in career planning, writing, and mentorship from SFU

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Required Courses:

  • CMNS110 – Introduction to Communication Studies

  • CMNS130 – Communication and Social Change

  • FPA135 – Introduction to Cinema

  • IAT102 – Graphic Design

  • IAT110 – Visual Communication Design

  • ECON1034 – Principles of Microeconomics

  • BUS251 – Financial Accounting

  • BUS200 – Business Fundamentals

  • BUS216 – Introduction to Essentials in Business Communication

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  • ENGL115 – Literature & Culture

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a Communication and Business graduate you will be able to be part of the vibrant creative economy in Vancouver and beyond. Join these exciting industries:

  • Advertising & Media
  • Marketing
  • Media & Community Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Social Media
  • Event Management
  • Arts & Culture

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