Faculties & Schools
Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.
The Faculty of Arts at Brandon University offers courses of study in all the major disciplines. Faculty members conduct research in many areas and bring this learning into the classroom and lecture theatre.
The Faculty of Education at Brandon University, in its undergraduate teacher education programs, provides pre-service teacher candidates with an understanding of student development and a repertoire of skills, strategies and techniques that combines current educational theory with exemplary classroom practice. In consultation with the educational community, we place emphasis on education for rural, Aboriginal and northern communities in Manitoba. A thriving graduate program offers Masters’ degrees in Education in educational administration, curriculum, counseling, and special education.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies oversees and supports graduate education and academic programming at Brandon University. Our graduate programs are delivered and coordinated between the Academic Units and the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Nursing and psychiatric nursing are theory based professions based on scientific principles, humanistic and ethical premises, and combined with the art of caring. The two Nursing programs are fully accredited by their respective provincial governing bodies. Our Master of Psychiatric Nursing program is the first of its kind in Canada.
With a small class setting, Brandon University offers the opportunity to interact with professors, both in the classroom and outside, for an unsurpassed educational experience. The Faculty of Science is home to NSERC-funded scientists and Canada Research Chairs, and offers academic programs in basic sciences, as well as disaster management and environmental science.
Brandon University School of Music offers a wide variety of degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. New programs include jazz studies and composition.
The BU Co-operative Education (Co-op) Program is a structured educational approach that formally integrates a student’s academic studies with relevant work experience. Co-op allows students to alternate study terms with paid work terms. BU Co-op is available to students in the Faculties of Arts and Science at the undergraduate level.