Department of Physics and Astronomy

Undergraduate programs

Our department offers two main undergraduate concentrations.

Graduate programs

Pursue a master's or doctorate in one of five specializations.

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Undergraduate Science Centre

The Undergraduate Science Centre (USC) is the home of all undergraduate student support in the Faculty of Science: Science student advising, program coordination, the Science Internship Program, Science Engagement programs and student events. Resources, support, and advising are all provided remotely.

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Graduate Science Centre

As part of a recent reorganization within the Faculty of Science,. the Graduate Science Centre has been created for graduate student support and services.   View current graduate programs, important dates/deadlines, forms and documents, and and contact information for your questions.

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Featured news


UCalgary Natural Sciences student wins research prize at national conference

Congratulations to Luisa Vargas Suarez for wining top prize for undergraduate research at the 2022 Canadian Nuclear Society conference<br /> ...

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Quantum scientist Barry Sanders spreads knowledge far and wide

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UCalgary community members honoured at prestigious Calgary Awards

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In the News: Calgary Herald

Alberta investing $23 million toward U of C's Quantum City (Ed McCauley, Barry Sanders)

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Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

Explore the cosmos

Experience the wonders of the night sky at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, Canada's best-equipped astronomical learning facility.

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