Doctor of Philosophy

HOW TO APPLY

Applications to the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Lethbridge are submitted via the Graduate Online Application System.

FOR ACADEMICS INTERESTED IN:

  • Further investigations and research
  • Pursuing individualized-learning objectives as well as excellent research and publication opportunities.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

  • four-year full-time, intensive research-based program offered in a wide range of disciplines.
  • Students will complete 0-6 courses, a comprehensive exam, and a written thesis
  • Fees
  • Finding a Supervisor

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program is research-oriented and offered in six multidisciplinary areas of study in the sciences

  • Biomolecular Science
    • Concentrations: Bioinformatics; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Biotechnology; Molecular and cellular biology; Molecular genetics and development; Structural biology. 
    • Affiliated Departments: Biological Sciences; Chemistry and Biochemistry; Mathematics and Computer Science; Physics
  • Biosystems and Biodiversity
    • Concentrations: Biogeography; Ecology; Environmental science; Evolutionary biology; Global change; Physiology; Resource ecology; Systematics; Water resource policy and management 
    • Affiliated Departments: Biological Sciences; Chemistry and Biochemistry; Geography
  • Earth, Space, and Physical Science
    • Concentrations: Astrophysics; Biophysics; Climate change; Condensed and soft matter; Earth systems; Geophysics; Geomatics; Inorganic chemistry; Materials science; Nanoscience; Organic chemistry; Organometallic chemistry; Physical chemistry; Remote sensing; Spectroscopy; Water and environmental science
    • Affiliated Departments: Biological Sciences; Chemistry and Biochemistry; Geography; Physics
  • Evolution and Behaviour
    • Concentrations: Animal behaviour; Behavioural ecology; Ethology and comparative psychology; Evolutionary ecology; Evolutionary psychology; Evolution and cognition: Language development; Sexuality 
    • Affiliated Departments: Biological Sciences; Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Theoretical and Computational Science
    • Concentrations: Applied mathematics; Bioinformatics; Biophysics; Computational and theoretical chemistry; Computer science; Geophysics; Nanoscience; Pure mathematics; Theoretical physics; Mathematical biology; Demography; Statistics 
    • Affiliated Departments: Chemistry and Biochemistry; Mathematics and Computer Science; Physics
  • Neuroscience
    • Concentrations: Behavioural neuroscience; Cell and molecular neuroscience; Cognitive neuroscience; Computational neuroscience; Neuroimaging; Neuropsychology; 
    • Affiliated Departments: Psychology; Neuroscience


PhD candidate (neuroscience) Tine MacDonald talks about her experience at the University of Lethbridge

Events Calendar

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 09:00
University of Lethbridge Master of Science Program Notice of Final Thesis Examination September 4,...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:00
Appling for the NSERC Doctoral Scholarship?  Sign up for a workshop via Moodle to find out how...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 16:00
This hands-on workshop will develop skills necessary to effectively deal with assessment of student...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:00
A Lecture by Tania Murray Li Drawing on two decades of ethnographic research in Sulawesi, Indonesia...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 16:00
This hands-on workshop will develop skills necessary to effectively deal with assessment of...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 19:00
University of Lethbridge Master of Science Program Notice of Final Thesis Examination September 5,...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: PhD Value: $40,000 for 1 yearRegistration Deadline: Sept. 25thFull application...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 16:00
This hands-on workshop will develop skills necessary to effectively deal with assessment of...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: Canadian or PR, full time Master or PhD Value: $1,000-5,000/yearInternal Deadline:...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: Masters and PhD Canadian/PRValue: max $10,000Internal Deadline: Sept. 27th The...