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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.

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Graduate Science Centre

The Graduate Science Centre has been created for graduate student support and services.  View current graduate programs, important dates/deadlines, forms and documents, and contact information for your questions.

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Featured news

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Quantum science: The mysteries, magic, and possibilities

Dr. Urbasi Sinha, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Photonic Quantum Science and Technologies, delivered the keynote at the Creating Tomorrow event on Feb. 21, 2024. Her talk explored quantum science and technology and provides examples of how it can be applied to our daily lives.

UCalgary, Quantum City, PASQAL partner to advance quantum ecosystem

Partnership fosters growth in Alberta’s quantum landscape and promotes exchange with France and Quebec

For the oil and gas industry, the future is quantum

Canadian Natural explores quantum solutions, participating in UCalgary’s partnered Quantum City Challenge

UCalgary set to explore impact of quantum research with industry leaders and partners

Inaugural Creating Tomorrow series event Feb. 21 welcomes quantum science expert Urbasi Sinha

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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