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University of Alberta

Department of Physics

Edmonton, AB

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Overview

University of Alberta / Department of Physics is located in Edmonton, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc) Astrophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical physics
Master of Science (M Sc) Subatomic physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astrophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Subatomic physics
Master of Science (M Sc) Medical physics
Master of Science (M Sc) Condensed matter
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Condensed matter
Master of Science (M Sc) Geophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85
Applied
30
Accepted
35%

Applying

No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 7.0 on a 9.0 scale
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 7.0 on a 9.0 scale

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 7
Male (40)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cosmology, astroparticle physics, high-intermediate energy, magnetism, superconductivity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,066,000

Location & Contact

Address Edmonton, AB  T6G 2E1
Canada
Contact Dr. R. Marchand
Associate Chair
Email: assoc-chair@phys.ualberta.ca
Phone: 780-492-1072

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