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Simon Fraser University
Year Founded : 1965
Contact No : 778-782-3210
Email : sfumpr@sfu.ca
Website : www.sfu.ca
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Overview

Simon Fraser University (SFU) was established in 1965. It is named after a famous explorer and known for its pioneering spirit. Today with three campuses, 30,000 students, 6,500 faculty and staff and 120,000 alumni, SFU has matured into one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities.

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among Canada’s top comprehensive universities in Macleans magazine's annual student survey, and in 2012 appeared in Times Higher Education world rankings of 100 universities under 50 years old.

Campuses of Simon Fraser University-

SFU has three culturally diverse and architecturally distinctive campuses in Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver:

 

  • Burnaby campus: It is the original and main campus that houses more than three dozen academic buildings and offers a picturesque viewpoint of Metro Vancouver.
  • Surrey campus: The Surrey campus forms a vibrant community hub in BC’s fastest-growing city, home to one of Canada’s largest South Asian communities.
  • Vancouver campus: It comprised of several buildings in the heart of one of the world’s most livable cities.


Facilities at Simon Fraser University –

 

  • Library
  • Accommodation
  • Classrooms
  • Transport
  • Recreation facility


Faculties at Simon Fraser University –

 

  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Environment
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
  • Faculty of Science

 

Accreditation of  Simon Fraser University –

In 2012, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) approved SFU as a candidate for accreditation at the doctoral degree level, indicating that the university has achieved initial recognition and is progressing toward accreditation. The NWCCU is recognized as the regional authority on educational authority and institutional effectiveness of higher education institutions.

Student services at Simon Fraser University-

The students of Simon Fraser University are offered support services which include counseling, financial assistance, orientation and leadership programs, health care centers etc.

Career services at Simon Fraser University –

Simon Fraser University offers its students career services which include self serve job posting, workshops on interview and resume preparations, Job fairs etc.

Courses
Master of Arts in Sociology
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Category : Sociology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. Sociology - Stands for Master of Arts in Sociology. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Sociology is a social science that studies the norms, traditions and cultures of societies. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Development of Sociology, Classical Sociology, Sociology of India, Agrarian Society, Political Sociology, Social Movements, Contemporary Social Theories, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Media, Sociology of Karl Marx, Sociology of Max Weber etc.

Master of Arts in Anthropology
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Category : Anthropology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A.(Anthropology)- Stands for Master of Arts in Anthropology. Typically, an M.A.in Anthropology is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a Bachelor's degree in the science stream. Anthropology is essentially a science that studies evolution of the humanity. Subjects studied under this degree are Advanced Human Biology, Applied Anthropology, Development Anthropology, Ecological Anthropology, Indian Anthropology and Indian Archaeology.

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology
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Category : Sociology
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D. Sociology - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology. Typically, a Ph.D. is a four or five year postdoctoral course, depending on the submission of thesis. The minimum eligibility for this degree is M.Phil in Sociology. Sociology is the study of society. The students under this degree are required to prepare a detailed thesis on any of the topics within the subject.

Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology
View Program Details
Category : Anthropology
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D.(Anthropology)- Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology. Typically, a Ph.D. degree is a five year post doctoral program, minimum eligibility for which is a post graduate degree in anthropology. Anthropology is essentially a science that studies evolution of the humanity.This course involves original research, normally including ethnographic fieldwork of 12 to 18 months and leading to the production of a thesis of up to 80,000 words. The students work closely with an expert supervisor all through.

Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology
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Category : Archaeology
Degree : B.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.A.(Archaeology)- Stands for Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology. Typically, an B.A. in Archaeology is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) pass. Archaeology is the systematic as well as the analytical study of past human life and culture by recovering and examining remaining material evidence, such as tools, graves, buildings and pottery.

Bachelor of Arts in Geography
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Category : Geography
Degree : B.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.A. Geography - Stands for Bachelor of Arts in Geography. Typically, a B.A. is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) in any discipline. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Statistical Techniques, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Computer Aided Mapping, Thematic Atlas, Spatial Economic Systems, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geography of Landscape, Demography and Population Policy, Health, Environment and Society etc.

Master of Arts in Geography
View Program Details
Category : Geography
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. Geography - Stands for Master of Arts in Geography. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Statistical Techniques, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Computer Aided Mapping, Thematic Atlas, Spatial Economic Systems, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geography of Landscape, Demography and Population Policy, Health, Environment and Society etc.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
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Category : Environmental Science
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.Sc.Environmental Science - Stands for Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science . This Undergraduate degree is typically for three years in the stream of Environmental Science. Minimum qualification for the same is 10+2. Subjects usually studied under this are physics, chemistry, biology, soil science, geology, and geography.

Master of Arts in Archaeology
View Program Details
Category : Archaeology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Archaeology is a study that deals with the knowledge about ancient monuments, historical structure and past civilization. Master of Arts in Archaeology is a postgraduate degree which is suitable for those who have completed their graduation/bachelor's degree in any of the following fields History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Sociology, and Geology. If a candidate is interested to pursue a course in archaeology then he has to join in the best institutes in India. Career Prospects: - This profession surely gives a golden opportunity for those who love to reveal the past. After successful completion of post graduate degree in archeology, one can get the job as Epigraphists, Numismatists. The former one is the study of inscriptions found on ancient monuments and temples etc; while the latter is the study of old tokens, coins or various other objects which are used in the earlier times. One can work as tourist guide, interpreters and heritage administrator. One can undertake the teaching line after clearing NET (National Eligibility Test). Skills Required to become a Archaeology: - In this field patience is must. One should have perceptive and questioning mind other than deep observation and logical thinking. In this field essential demands are creativity and accuracy. One should be ready undertake physical stress and strain as one might have to work outdoors continuously for hours and even at times in uncomfortable conditions. Some best places were students can pursue the course: - Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management (D.I.H.R.M.), New Delhi University of Madras, Chennai Osmania University, Hyderabad University of Pune, Pune Nagpur University, Nagpur University of Calcutta, Calcutta

Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology
View Program Details
Category : Archaeology
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D. Archaeology - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology. Typically, a Ph.D. is a five year post doctoral program, minimum eligibility for which is an M.Phil in Archaeology. Archaeology is the systematic as well as the analytical study of past human life and culture by recovering and examining remaining material evidence, such as tools, graves, buildings and pottery. Under an Ph.D. program the students are required to prepare a dissertation on any selected topic within archaeology.

Master of Science in Geography
View Program Details
Category : Geography
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Geography - Stands for Master of Science in Geography. A M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Statistical Techniques, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Computer Aided Mapping, Thematic Atlas, Spatial Economic Systems, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geography of Landscape, Demography and Population Policy, Health, Environment and Society etc.

Doctor of Philosophy in Geography
View Program Details
Category : Geography
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D. Geography - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Geography. A Ph.D. is a four or five year postdoctoral degree, eligibility for which is a M.Phil in Geography. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Students usually under this degree prepare a thesis on any of these topics such as Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management etc.

Bachelor of Education
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Category : Special Education
Degree : B.Ed.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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Contact
Name : Simon Fraser University
Location : Burnaby Mountain Campus
8888 University Drive
City : Burnaby
State : British Columbia
Country : Canada
Contact No : 778-782-3210
Contact Email : sfumpr@sfu.ca
Website : www.sfu.ca   
Courses
Master of Arts in Sociology
View Program Details
Category : Sociology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. Sociology - Stands for Master of Arts in Sociology. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Sociology is a social science that studies the norms, traditions and cultures of societies. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Development of Sociology, Classical Sociology, Sociology of India, Agrarian Society, Political Sociology, Social Movements, Contemporary Social Theories, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Media, Sociology of Karl Marx, Sociology of Max Weber etc.

Master of Arts in Anthropology
View Program Details
Category : Anthropology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A.(Anthropology)- Stands for Master of Arts in Anthropology. Typically, an M.A.in Anthropology is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a Bachelor's degree in the science stream. Anthropology is essentially a science that studies evolution of the humanity. Subjects studied under this degree are Advanced Human Biology, Applied Anthropology, Development Anthropology, Ecological Anthropology, Indian Anthropology and Indian Archaeology.

Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology
View Program Details
Category : Sociology
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D. Sociology - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology. Typically, a Ph.D. is a four or five year postdoctoral course, depending on the submission of thesis. The minimum eligibility for this degree is M.Phil in Sociology. Sociology is the study of society. The students under this degree are required to prepare a detailed thesis on any of the topics within the subject.

Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology
View Program Details
Category : Anthropology
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D.(Anthropology)- Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology. Typically, a Ph.D. degree is a five year post doctoral program, minimum eligibility for which is a post graduate degree in anthropology. Anthropology is essentially a science that studies evolution of the humanity.This course involves original research, normally including ethnographic fieldwork of 12 to 18 months and leading to the production of a thesis of up to 80,000 words. The students work closely with an expert supervisor all through.

Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology
View Program Details
Category : Archaeology
Degree : B.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.A.(Archaeology)- Stands for Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology. Typically, an B.A. in Archaeology is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) pass. Archaeology is the systematic as well as the analytical study of past human life and culture by recovering and examining remaining material evidence, such as tools, graves, buildings and pottery.

Bachelor of Arts in Geography
View Program Details
Category : Geography
Degree : B.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.A. Geography - Stands for Bachelor of Arts in Geography. Typically, a B.A. is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) in any discipline. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Statistical Techniques, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Computer Aided Mapping, Thematic Atlas, Spatial Economic Systems, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geography of Landscape, Demography and Population Policy, Health, Environment and Society etc.

Master of Arts in Geography
View Program Details
Category : Geography
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. Geography - Stands for Master of Arts in Geography. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Statistical Techniques, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Computer Aided Mapping, Thematic Atlas, Spatial Economic Systems, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geography of Landscape, Demography and Population Policy, Health, Environment and Society etc.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
View Program Details
Category : Environmental Science
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.Sc.Environmental Science - Stands for Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science . This Undergraduate degree is typically for three years in the stream of Environmental Science. Minimum qualification for the same is 10+2. Subjects usually studied under this are physics, chemistry, biology, soil science, geology, and geography.

Master of Arts in Archaeology
View Program Details
Category : Archaeology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Archaeology is a study that deals with the knowledge about ancient monuments, historical structure and past civilization. Master of Arts in Archaeology is a postgraduate degree which is suitable for those who have completed their graduation/bachelor's degree in any of the following fields History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Sociology, and Geology. If a candidate is interested to pursue a course in archaeology then he has to join in the best institutes in India. Career Prospects: - This profession surely gives a golden opportunity for those who love to reveal the past. After successful completion of post graduate degree in archeology, one can get the job as Epigraphists, Numismatists. The former one is the study of inscriptions found on ancient monuments and temples etc; while the latter is the study of old tokens, coins or various other objects which are used in the earlier times. One can work as tourist guide, interpreters and heritage administrator. One can undertake the teaching line after clearing NET (National Eligibility Test). Skills Required to become a Archaeology: - In this field patience is must. One should have perceptive and questioning mind other than deep observation and logical thinking. In this field essential demands are creativity and accuracy. One should be ready undertake physical stress and strain as one might have to work outdoors continuously for hours and even at times in uncomfortable conditions. Some best places were students can pursue the course: - Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management (D.I.H.R.M.), New Delhi University of Madras, Chennai Osmania University, Hyderabad University of Pune, Pune Nagpur University, Nagpur University of Calcutta, Calcutta

Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology
View Program Details
Category : Archaeology
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D. Archaeology - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology. Typically, a Ph.D. is a five year post doctoral program, minimum eligibility for which is an M.Phil in Archaeology. Archaeology is the systematic as well as the analytical study of past human life and culture by recovering and examining remaining material evidence, such as tools, graves, buildings and pottery. Under an Ph.D. program the students are required to prepare a dissertation on any selected topic within archaeology.

Master of Science in Geography
View Program Details
Category : Geography
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Geography - Stands for Master of Science in Geography. A M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Statistical Techniques, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Computer Aided Mapping, Thematic Atlas, Spatial Economic Systems, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geography of Landscape, Demography and Population Policy, Health, Environment and Society etc.

Doctor of Philosophy in Geography
View Program Details
Category : Geography
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D. Geography - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Geography. A Ph.D. is a four or five year postdoctoral degree, eligibility for which is a M.Phil in Geography. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Students usually under this degree prepare a thesis on any of these topics such as Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management etc.

Bachelor of Education
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Category : Special Education
Degree : B.Ed.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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Name : Simon Fraser University
Location : Burnaby Mountain Campus
8888 University Drive
City : Burnaby
State : British Columbia
Country : Canada
Contact No : 778-782-3210
Contact Email : sfumpr@sfu.ca
Website : www.sfu.ca   
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