Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs provide high quality academic training to students who demonstrate exceptional potential in the Humanities and Fine Arts.

What We Do

FCCS is a supportive and stimulating community that provides an intimate learning environment focused on effective teaching and the integration of creativity and research. As a key player in the thriving cultural industries sector in the Okanagan Valley, the Faculty is well placed to support your professional development alongside your intellectual growth. Its graduate programs build on the skills and knowledge of faculty members who will challenge you to explore critical and creative approaches to contemporary cultural issues.

We warmly invite you to join us to learn and create.


FCCS off­ers Master of Arts in English, Master of Fine Arts, and Master of Arts and PhD in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies.

Masters of Fine Arts

Immerse in a creative and dynamic, studio-based environment alongside accomplished artists and scholars.

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Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies

Masters and PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies, work closely with faculty across a diverse set of disciplines. The IGS structure allows for inter-faculty and inter-campus arrangements to supervise students and offer courses.

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Masters of Arts in English

Gain the theoretical and practical tools necessary for advanced study in literary and cultural studies.

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Masters of Design

A professional graduate level program that blends critical design thinking, creative practice, and engineering principles within a culture of innovation, creativity and social and sustainable entrepreneurship.

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We have dedicated coordinators for each of the graduate programs that we offer. You can connect with them to talk about questions about the program and course advising during your degree.

Graduate Program Coordinators

Program  Contact   Email
Masters of Fine Arts Nancy Holmes
Masters of Arts in English Jennifer Gustar
Digital Arts & Humanities Theme (Co-coordinator) Jodey Castricano
Digital Arts & Humanities Theme (Co-coordinator) Matthew Davis
Masters of Design Megan Smith

Alumni Accomplishments

Masters and Doctoral graduates have gone on to other prestigious programs and enjoyed success with publications, exhibitions, careers and notable awards.


Forms and Resources

We have provided a number of forms, guidelines and helpful links for our graduate students to assist them through their program progression.