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Doctor of Philosophy Biosystems and Biodiversity
University of Lethbridgewww.uleth.ca/future-student
Liberal education has been the foundation of the University of Lethbridge since our inception in 1967; it fuels the imagination and drives innovation. You gain skills such as big-picture thinking, adaptability, problem solving, effective communication and information literacy, so you will be able to navigate a rapidly changing labour market. It also encourages you to be an active citizen in your community and sets you on the path to be a lifelong learner.
uLethbridge offers undergraduate and graduate programs in education, fine arts, health sciences, humanities, management, nursing, sciences and social sciences. We also provide degree completion opportunities for transfer students and diploma graduates, certificate programs, post-baccalaureate certificate programs, post-graduate certificate and diploma programs, and open studies for lifelong learners.
Nearly 9,000 students from across Alberta and around the world call uLethbridge home. Steps from the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge has a population of 100,000 and is one of Canada’s fastest growing and youngest cities; it is an eclectic urban centre surrounded by natural beauty. In addition to our main campus, uLethbridge offers select programs on our Calgary Campus, located in downtown Calgary.
We are ranked first in the Medical/Science Grants category and second in the Student Satisfaction Rankings of Experiential Learning Opportunities category (primarily undergraduate classification) in Maclean’s University Rankings, 2022. uLethbridge faculty and staff work together to support your academic, professional, and personal development. You will find a wide range of academic and student services, as well as numerous clubs, events, and activities that enhance student life. Learn to think about issues from all angles and in company with the world’s brightest minds and most accomplished researchers to bring new light to society’s most perplexing questions. You will also have extraordinary opportunities to take your learning beyond the classroom and discover the world. Your classes will be small, your professors will know your name and you’ll receive the support you need to succeed.
At uLethbridge, students play a key role in the discoveries you learn about in the classroom. By participating in the investigative journey, your learning goes beyond the theoretical to the practical. With facilities for pursuing original research and creative activities, we conduct research in all disciplines. You will work alongside leading scholars recognized for their teaching excellence, scientific inquiry, creativity and community citizenship. uLethbridge research facilities include the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy, and the Water Institute for Sustainable Environments.
Satellite Campuses or Offices
Program Type Doctoral
Credential Type Degree
Length 4 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
For information on University of Lethbridge admission requirements please see ulethbridge.ca/ross/admissions.
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*.
Tuition $6,129.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,947.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,500.00 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 25, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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