Why Choose Science at UAlberta?

Education comes first and is at the core of all our activities.

Scientific Training

Learning in the Faculty of Science means you will receive specialized scientific training in various areas of modern science. 

You can expect:

  • A quality education that is both challenging and innovative.
  • Opportunities to learn from professors who are recognized internationally for their contributions to science.
  • Opportunities to publish in scientific journals.
  • Hands-on learning experiences through field schools and specialized facilities.

  • Training and support to that teaches you how to engage in or direct research at the undergraduate level.
  • Access to undergraduate research courses and funded initiatives.
  • Interdisciplinary courses that encourage collaborations between different science disciplines.
Teaching Innovations
Dr.Lucy

Chemistry Professor, Chuck Lucy uses 2 of his own innovations (Spamming and University 101) to connect with his students.

We encourage our professors and instructors to explore a variety of learning styles and teaching methods. We continue to be an innovative and progressive faculty offering quality education.
Integrated Learning
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InSciTE students

The Faculty of Science is dedicated to the development of active and discovery-based learning experiences. InSciTE courses use both lecture and lab time to explore interdisciplinary themes and engage in authentic problems that both the scientific and global communities have vested interests in.
Science Certificates
Students have the opportunity to enhance their education through a variety of certificates, which help to define a specific area of focus during the course of their degree program.