Doctor of Philosophy in Earth, Space and Physical Science University of Lethbridge
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 behavior 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.
Applicants to all majors except Education and Cultural, Social, and Political Thought will meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for admission:
- Hold a master's degree from a recognized degree-granting institution in the discipline of interest or in a related discipline.
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00, on a 4.00 scale on all graded master's-level courses OR calculated on the most recently completed Ph.D. if the applicant is applying for another Ph.D. in a closely related discipline.
- Evidence of scholarly competence.
- Demonstrate English Language Proficiency (ELP) for a graduate student.
- Secure a potential supervisor.
English Language Requirements
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