M.Sc. On Campus

Interactive Arts and Technology

24 months
4050 CAD/year
4050 CAD/year
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The Master of Science Interactive Arts and Technology degree from Simon Fraser University is for students working within a scientific and technological area. Methods of research include the mathematical models and quantitative/mixed methods of evaluation.


SIAT offers Master of Arts, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees, and a Graduate Certificate Program in Visual Analytics. Our program focuses on the technological and cultural changes that radically reshape our world today. Intellectual diversity is essential to address such change, therefore methods and practices from art, design, science, technology and the humanities inform our research community.


All Master of Science Interactive Arts and Technology degree from Simon Fraser University grad students study research and design methods across the program and within their own specialization. They also learn how computing works and how it affects the creation of new designs and systems. Admission to the program is based on academic preparation, intended focus of study, identified fit and supervisory agreement with one of our research faculty members.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Science, Technology, and Culture
  • Interdisciplinary Design Approaches to Computing
  • Foundations of Research Design
  • Research Colloqium

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree from SFU or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.33 scale, or 3.33 on a 4.33 scale (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered.
  • submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced studies in the area of interest.
  • proof of English Language proficiency
  • In exceptional circumstances, a student may be admitted with lower formal qualifications when there is significant experience relevant to the proposed area of scholarship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4050 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2025 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4050 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2025 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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