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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Masters of Arts in English

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

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Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies

Masters and PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies, work closely with faculty across a diverse set of disciplines.

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GraduAte Student Employment Opportunity


Dr. Greg Garrard will fund up to three graduate students interested in Environmental Humanities research, to support his SSHRC funded project, Kelownafornia: Cultures of Nature in the Okanagan Valley.

Please read the information below, and then email to learn more about the project, and discuss possible applications. Completed applications for UBC Okanagan graduate programs must be submitted online by January 14th, 2022.

Interested master’s students should apply to EITHER the MA in English in Literature and Place (literary studies applicants only) OR MA in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (IGS), Sustainability theme (applicants from other disciplines). Prospective doctoral students should apply to the IGS Sustainability theme.

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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.