About Fraser International College

by / Wednesday, 03 December 2014 / Published in Fraser International College

About Fraser International College

Fraser International College, in partnership with SFU, offers international students a unique pathway opportunity to an undergraduate degree at SFU. Fraser International College programs and approach to teaching are designed to support international students with the transition from high school to university studies and to help students adjust to a new culture and country.

There are many benefits to beginning the university studies at SFU via the Fraser International College pathway:

  • Flexibility: Students can move into any of the seven pathways offered by Fraser International College or transfer into any program at SFU if you meet GPA requirements.
  • Convenience: Fraser International College provides eligible students with a joint letter of offer to both Fraser International College and SFU with a guaranteed GPA threshold.  Once student is enrolled at Fraser International College,  ensure transcripts and relevant student information are shared with SFU.
  • Support: All programs are designed to help international students adapt to the Canadian education system. Small classes, additional hours of instruction and small classes with a high teacher to student ratio and additional support programs foster a supportive environment.
  • Services: Fraser International College students have full access to university services including world-class libraries, modern computer laboratories and excellent sporting facilities, as well as on-campus accommodation at the main SFU Burnaby campus.

What can I study at Fraser International College?

Fraser International College offer seven distinct pathways for undergraduate students:

  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Communication, Art and Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Science
  • Environment
  • Health Sciences 

Fraser International College also offers a unique Pre-Masters program leading to the full time MBA from the Beedie School of Business. The 12 week program at Fraser International College is designed to prepare you for the challenges of studying in an elite MBA program at a top Canadian university.

Fraser International College’s small class sizes results in receiving extensive support and more personal attention from professors. Due to the comprehensive foundation available during the Pre-MBA the GMAT and IELTS requirements are slightly lower than the requirements for direct admission to the MBA.

Successful applicants will receive a combined Letter of Offer for the Pre-MBA at FIC and MBA at SFU, your transfer to the MBA program is guaranteed upon completing the PRE-MBA with a GPA of 3.0.

The Beedie School of Business is one of the leading Business Schools in Canada. The Beedie School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). Only 1 percent of business schools worldwide have achieved these valued seals of quality. 

When can I study?

Fraser International College offers three intakes per year: January, May and September.

All undergraduate pathway programs are available for all three intakes. The Pre-MBA program is exclusively offered in the May intake.

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