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Doctor of Philosophy Geoscience
University of Calgarywww.ucalgary.ca
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on our journey to become one of Canada's top five research institutions, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary.
As a comprehensive academic and research institution, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. Through the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, opened in Spring 2016, the university will take the lead in educational innovation by researching the most effective methods for engaging students, by supporting faculty to be the best teachers they can be and by providing some of the most innovative learning spaces available anywhere in North America.
The University of Calgary attracts and nurtures the talent that drives new knowledge creation, improves lives and betters our world. In this rich learning environment, the university serves over 33,000 students in more than 250 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, and provides the community with diverse lifelong learning opportunities. International study, volunteer, work, and research programs provide global context while promoting diversity and excellence in learning, teaching and research.
The University of Calgary stands out among Canadian universities in how it actively engages students in leadership development in all areas – the arts, athletics, science, medicine, engineering, volunteerism and business. It is also a leader in sustainability with its set of values embraced by the campus through teaching, leadership and campus operations.
Admissions and Recruitment Office
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada
Program Type Doctoral
Credential Type Degree
Length 3 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
- Normally, a Master of Science degree or equivalent in geology or geophysics or a field related to geophysics, such as physics or mathematics is required.
- A concise statement outlining the applicant’s research interests and reasons for wishing to attend the University of Calgary.
- For those students required to provide proof of proficiency in English, a minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based) or 97 (Internet-based test), an IELTS score of 7.0, a MELAB score of 83, or a PTE score of 68.This requirement can also be met by completing Tier III of the International Foundations Program with a minimum grade of "B" on Academic Writing & Grammar III, "B" on Reading Comprehension & Proficiency III, and "B" on Listening Comprehension & Oral Fluency III.
- Two reference letters.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Books/Supplies/Instruments $4,788.00 Year One
Tuition $3,604.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $2,082.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated August 29, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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