Application Deadline is October 1
- Complete the online Application for Graduate Admission
- Upload these supporting
documents to your online application:
- Transcripts from all
post-secondary institutions that you have attended. (Remember to scan both the front and back of the transcript. Important information on the institution's grading system and course weighting can be listed there)
- Statement of interest -
outlining your academic or professional area of specialization, specify how
completion of the program would support your professional practice and identify
a provisional topic for the final applied research project
- Current curriculum vitae
of support - three current and application specific
letters of support from academic and/or professional sources. You will invite
three referees to submit their letters of support through the online
application system. Have their email addresses ready to input to the online
application system. They will receive a system generated invitation with
instructions for uploading their letters.
- For applicants who completed their degrees in a language other
than english, current english
language testing results (TOEFL,
MELAB, IELTS, or CAEL is acceptable) must be submitted.
After you’ve completed your
Prior to review by the admission committee, you may be contacted by MACT staff to ensure that all required information has been included in your application. You may be asked to furnish other documentation, a new CV, or a revised letter of interest. These requests are made to help strengthen your application.
The admissions committee meets in November to review all complete and eligible applications. Its recommendations for admission are forwarded to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) for final approval. It is the FGSR that admits students for graduate studies at the University of Alberta. Applicants who have been recommended to FGSR for admission will be notified by email in the first week of December.
If you are offered admission and receive an official admission letter from the Faculty of Graduate Studies &
Research, you will be required to clear a list of admission conditions which means you will need to request official transcripts and degree certificates (if
applicable) or other documents to be sent from the
relevant institution(s) directly to the
Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research. The deadline to clear conditions is found in the official admission letter.
of Graduate Studies and Research
Centre for Advanced Studies
2-29 Triffo Hall
University of Alberta