Science without Borders

The following areas are available for undergraduate study. Please note that some courses may not be available due to quota restrictions. 

Graduate and Postdoctoral Areas

Find your field of Interest

Biodiversity  Exact and Earth Sciences
Biology  GeoSciences
Climate Change  Health & Biomedical Sciences
Computing & Information Technology        Marine Science
Environmental Sciences
Nanotechnology & New Materials

Biodiversity  
Department
Science Graduate Programs

Biological Sciences

  • Biological Sciences 
  • Ecology: Northern (boreal, alpine and arctic) ecology, including landscape and aquatic ecology, and conservation, fisheries, and wildlife biology.
  • Environmental Sciences 
  • Evolutionary Biology and Systematics: the phylogeny of vascular plant, fungi, marine and terrestrial invertebrates and vertebrates; genetic diversity of mammals and birds; paleontology and paleobotany.
  • Plant Biology: plant stress, crop and forest systems, and early plant development
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Environmental Earth Sciences: Arctic and Alpine, Atmospheric Sciences and Oceonography, Environmental Chemistry, Geomorphology, GIS and Remote Sensing.
Physics
  • Geophysical Sciences (sea ice)
Research Centres and Institutes
Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring InstituteAlberta Cooperative Conservation Research Unit,Centre for Earth Observation Sciences (CEOS)Canadian Mountains Studies Initiative,Meanook Biological Research StationBamfield Marine Sciences Centre 
 
Biology
Department
Science Graduate Programs

Biological Sciences

  • Ecology
  • Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics 
  • Physiology; Cell and Developmental Biology 
  • Plant Biology 
  • Systematics and Evolution 
Research Centres and Institutes
Meanook Biological Research StationBamfield Marine Sciences Centre
 
Climate Change
Department
Science Graduate Programs
Biological Sciences
  • Ecology: Northern (boreal, alpine and arctic) ecology, landscape and aquatic ecology, and conservation, fisheries, and wildlife biology, biogeochemistry.
  • Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Plant Biology
  • Systematics and Evolution
Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry: Bioanalytical and Environmental 
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography 
  • Environmental Earth Sciences: Environmental Change; Environmental Chemistry; Geomorphology; GIS and Remote Sensing; Polar Research
Mathematical & Statistical Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Biology, Spatial Ecology
Physics
  • Geophysical sciences: Applied, Environmental, Global, Planetary 
Research Centres and Institutes
Centre for Earth Observation Sciences (CEOS)School of Energy and the EnvironmentCanadian Circumpolar InstituteHelmholtz-Alberta InitiativeInstitute for Geophysical Research
 
Computing and Information Technology 
Department
Science Graduate Programs
Computing Science
  • Algorithmics, Theoretical Computing Science 
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Games 
  • Bioinformatics 
  • Computer Vision, Computer Graphics and Image Processing 
  • Database and Multimedia Systems 
  • Networks and Distributed Systems 
  • Robotics 
  • Software Systems and Software Engineering 
Research Centres
Alberta Innovates Centre for Machine LearningCentre for Intelligent Mining SystemsMultimedia Research Centre 
 
Environmental Sciences 
Department
Science Graduate Programs
Biological Sciences
  • Ecology: Northern (boreal, alpine and arctic) ecology, landscape and aquatic ecology, and conservation, fisheries, and wildlife biology 
  • Evolutionary Biology and Systematics: the phylogeny of vascular plant, fungi, marine and terrestrial invertebrates and vertebrates; genetic diversity of mammals and birds; paleontology and paleobotany
Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry: Bioanalytical and Environmental
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography 
  • Environmental Earth Sciences: Environmental Change; Environmental Chemistry; Geomorphology; GIS and Remote Sensing; Polar Research
Mathematical & Statistical Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Biology, Spatial Ecology 
Research Centres
Canadian Mountains Studies InitiativeCentre for Earth Observation Sciences (CEOS)School of Energy and the Environment,Canadian Circumpolar InstituteHelmholtz-Alberta InitiativeInstitute for Geophysical Research
 
Exact & Earth Sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry)
Department
Available Graduate Programs
Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry: Bioanalytical and Environmental
  • Bioorganic
  • Biophysical and Medicinal chemistry
  • Combinatorial chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Chemical Physics
  • Glycoscience
  • Inorganic Chemistry (Organometallic, Materials & Nanotechnology)
  • Materials science
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry (Theoretical and Computational)
  • Surface science
Mathematical & Statistical Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Statistics and Biostatistics 
  • Statistical Machine Learning
Physics
  • Astrophysics and Space Physics
  • Biophysics
  • Computational physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science
  • Cosmology and Gravity Physics: black hole physics, extra dimensions, classical 
  • cosmology, quantum physics in curved space time, quantum cosmology
  • Geophysical Sciences
  • Global Geodynamics and Seismology 
  • Particle Physics
  • Plasma physics
Research Centres and Institutes
Applied Mathematics InstituteCentre for Mathematical Biology
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical SciencesStatistics CentreTheoretical Physics Institute,Aurora WatchAlberta Glycomics CentreNanoFab
 
GeoSciences (Oil, Gas and Coal and Minerals Technology) 
Department  Science Graduate Programs
Computing Science
  • Computer vision and image processing (intelligent systems for the oil sands mining industry)
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Resource Geosciences
  • Integrated Petroleum Geosciences
  • Solid Earth Sciences: Geochemistry and Geochronology; Hydrogeology; Mineralogy/Petrology
Physics
  • Integrated Petroleum Geosciences
  • Geophysical Sciences
Research Centres and Institutes
Canadian Centre for Isotopic Microanalysis (CCIM)Centre for Intelligent Mining SystemsInstitute for Geophysical ResearchCentre for Oil Sands Innovation
 
Health and Biomedical Sciences (Biochemistry, Systems Biology, Neurosciences)
Department
Science Graduate Programs
Biological Sciences
  • Biological Sciences 
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology and Biotechnology 
  • Physiology, Cell and Developmental Biology: Endocrinology, Neurophysiology, Developmental biology, Molecular and Comparative immunology and Insect physiology/pathology
Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry 
  • Biophysical and Medicinal chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry: Theoretical and Computational 
Computing Science
  • Artificial Intelligence: Medical Informatics, Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning 
  • Bioinformatics: Proteome Analyst Research, Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Robotics (Medical Imaging)
Mathematical & Statistical Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Biology, Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems 
Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics: microtubule assembly and drug design
Psychology
&
The Centre for Neuroscience
  • Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience 
  • Systems Neuroscience 
  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging 
  • Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience 
  • Neural Growth and Regeneration 
  • Sensory and Motor Mechanisms
Research Centres and Institutes
Alberta Cognitive NeuroscienceCentre for Mathematical BiologyAlberta Glycomics Centre,Multimedia Research Centre 
 
Marine Sciences
Department
Science Graduate Programs
Biological Sciences

  • Ecology: Northern (boreal, alpine and arctic) ecology, including landscape and aquatic ecology, and conservation, fisheries, and wildlife biology
Research Centres and Institutes
Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre
 
Nanotechnology and New Materials 
Department
Science Graduate Programs
Biological Sciences
  • Nano Life Sciences (Synthetic Biology)
Chemistry
  • Nano Life Sciences
  • Molecular Scale Devices
  • Materials & Interfacial Chemistry
  • Devices and Sensors
  • Supramolecular Nanoscale Assembly
  • Theory & Modeling
  • Inorganic Chemistry: Organometallic, Materials and Nanotechnology
Computing Science
  • Nano Life Sciences: Computational Biology
Physics
  • Devices and Sensors
  • Condensed Matter and Biophysics
  • Nano Life Sciences
  • Molecular Scale Devices
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Theory & Modeling
Research Centres and Institutes
National Institute for Nanotechnology, NanoFab