Creative problem-solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills — along with personal and aesthetic values — are essential for a successful career in film, animation, classical music, jazz, theatre or visual arts.
The dynamic programs at Capilano University give students the opportunity to develop skills for success in the contemporary fine and applied arts.
Capilano University’s Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts is widely recognized for specialized programs in motion picture arts, animation, music, theatre, costuming, design and more.
Working with industry professionals and acclaimed artists in small classes, you’ll receive individual attention and support throughout your time at CapU. Practicums, developed in collaboration with our industry and community partners, are offered in many of our programs.
We offer a flexible range of credentials from certificates through degrees, as well as introductory and specialized summer programs.
Discover what our Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts programs have to offer.
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- 2D Animation & Visual Development Diploma
- 3D Animation for Film and Games Diploma
- Acting for Stage and Screen Certificate
- Acting for Stage and Screen Diploma
- Advanced Arts & Entertainment Management Certificate
- Animation Fundamentals Citation
- Arts and Entertainment Management Diploma
- Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication
- Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts Degree
- Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies - Education
- Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies - Performance/Composition
- Bachelor of Performing Arts Degree
- Conducting in Music Certificate
- Costuming for Stage and Screen Diploma
- Digital Visual Effects Diploma
- Documentary Certificate
- Grip Work for Digital Imaging and Film
- Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking Certificate
- Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking Diploma
- Jazz Studies Diploma
- Lighting for Digital Imaging and Film
- Motion Picture Arts Certificate
- Motion Picture Arts Diploma
- Music Diploma
- Music Diploma - Music Therapy Course Stream
- Musical Theatre Diploma
- Technical Theatre Diploma