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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Science B 605
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
Tel: (403) 220-5385
office@phas.ucalgary.ca

Gerri Evans

Graduate Application Enquiries
gradinfo@phas.ucalgary.ca
Tel: (403) 220-3618

Tracy Korsgaard

Graduate Program Coordinator
korsgaar@ucalgary.ca
Tel: (403) 220-3617

Graduate Programs

Overview & Specializations

See an overview of our graduate program (including the five specializations) that might interest you in your further studies as a Graduate Student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy!

Master's (MSc) Thesis-based

This is a full-time degree with an expected completion time of two years, typically requiring a Bachelor's degree in the same or a closely related discipline.

Master's (MSc) Course-based

This program may be done part time or full time, and in fact we encourage professionals in the field to consider doing this program as a part-time, professional development student.

Doctoral (PhD) Thesis-based

This is a full-time degree with an expected completion time of 4 years, typically requiring a Master's degree in the same or a closely related discipline.

Please consult the following guides and checklists for your program. The guides cover all rules related to each of the graduate programs offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy, while the checklists provide a handy tool to keep you on track.