University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Physical Sciences
Description:The PhD in Earth, Space, and Physical is delivered by the Faculty of Arts and Science. Students in this program are normally supervised by Faculty members in the following contributing departments/areas: Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geography, and Physics and Astronomy.

Research in this program focuses on the physical sciences, with an emphasis on understanding and predicting the behaviour of complex systems. Areas of research include remote sensing, polymers, surface chemistry and physics, soft condensed matter, superconductors, neutral radical conductors, synthetic methods, earth systems science, and climate change and modeling. In their programs, researchers use a wide range of spectroscopic techniques and physical techniques, in combination with novel theoretical and computational approaches, to study a diverse range of complex systems. Graduates of this program are distinguished by their versatility, and by their integrated and comprehensive knowledge of mathematical and physical research tools.
URL:Earth, Space, and Physical Science at University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:48 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,838
International: $13,532

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants normally must meet the following requirements: - Hold a master's degree in a related discipline - Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (based on the uLethbridge 4.00 scale) on the last 20 graded university-level term courses (all majors except for CSPT and Education majors). - Demonstrate English Language Proficiency (ELP) for graduate student

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Cost Notes : This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 11, 2017