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- Accelerated arts-focused, degree pathways from all VFS diploma programs into the Bachelor of Media Arts (BMA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of Arts (BA), and Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) at the University of the Fraser Valley.
- It is possible for students to earn 2 credentials including an applied production diploma and an undergraduate degree in fewer than 3 years when studying full-time.
- VFS Alumni who have graduated within 2 years are eligible and those who graduated prior to 2016 will be assessed by UFV on an individual basis.
(Vancouver, B.C.) December 19th, 2017 – Vancouver Film School (VFS) is delighted to announce its new partnership with the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). The partnership will allow students to explore accelerated arts-focused, degree pathways into the Bachelor of Media Arts (BMA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of Arts (BA), and Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) at the University of the Fraser Valley.
“This agreement marks another important accelerated degree pathway for VFS—a tremendous opportunity for students to earn two world-class credentials—a VFS diploma and University of the Fraser Valley degree—in as few as three years when studying full-time.”
-Dr. Ted Gervan, VP of Education, Vancouver Film School.
About Vancouver Film School
In 1987, VFS revolutionized entertainment arts education with the introduction of the world’s first one-year intensive film production diploma program. Today, VFS is Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution, offering acclaimed and award-winning one-year diploma programs in 3D animation, film, TV, programming, video game, motion and interactive design. For the past 30 years, VFS has been devoted to delivering the highest quality education, and developing the next generation of leaders in the entertainment and creative media industries.
About University of the Fraser Valley
Located in the beautiful Fraser Valley just east of Vancouver, British Columbia, the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is a fully accredited, public university that enrolls approximately 15,000 students per year. UFV has campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, Hope and Agassiz, and a growing presence in Chandigarh, India.
Christopher Ian Bennett,
Executive Producer & Head of Marketing
Vancouver Film School
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