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Undergraduate and graduate programs, degrees, and admission information.
Dan Riskin ('97 BSc), host of the Discovery Channel's Daily Planet.
We require a minimum grade point average of 3.2 on a 4-point scale for each of the last two years of your undergraduate program and in post-graduate studies, if applicable. Successful applicants normally have GPAs of at least 3.6.
Minimum requirements from other countries will be found on the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) website.
Additional assets include detailed and supportive reference letters, research experience, publications and conference presentations
We require a minimum of an honours degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Geophysics, Engineering, Astronomy, Geology or Mathematics.
Applicants must have completed a 4-year baccalaureate degree or its academic equivalent by the time they start in our graduate program.
Applicants' degree(s) must be from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta.
Please check the FGSR's website for the most current information about the proof of English language requirement and exemptions.
Applicants not exempt from this requirement (see the FGSR requirements and exemptions lists) must achieve the minimum scores in one of the following tests:
We will not waive the English language proficiency requirement. An ability to communicate in written and spoken English is also a requirement for the awarding of a Graduate Teaching Assistantship.