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GRADUATE STUDIES VIEWBOOK ulethbridge.ca/future-student/graduate-studies Campuses in Lethbridge and Calgary

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GRADUATE STUDENTS 71% of all uLethbridge students come from outside Lethbridge


GRADUATE PROGRAMS 90+ countries represented on campus

The first time you set foot on campus amid the rolling coulees of southern Alberta, you’ll see we offer something unique. Our motto is Fiat Lux, which is Latin for “Let there be light.” While Lethbridge is one of Canada’s sunniest cities, the phrase refers to the illumination that comes from research and learning. At uLethbridge, we create, inquire and discover, and we inspire our students to do the same.

It’s a very exciting time to be at uLethbridge and in southern Alberta. Construction of our new Science and Academic Building is nearly complete and when it opens in Fall 2019, it will be one of the most advanced facilities to study and research science in Canada.

16 research centres & institutes

Faculty of Arts & Science | Faculty of Education | Faculty of Fine Arts Faculty of Health Sciences | Dhillon School of Business | School of Liberal Education

At uLethbridge, we are committed to helping each of our students shine. From providing funding advice to one-on-one mentorship to professional development opportunities, we’ll support you throughout your graduate studies.

When you graduate, you will have the confidence you need to succeed in whatever you do, whether you pursue further education, achieve your professional aspirations or advance your career.



A multidisciplinary and personalized student experience is at the foundation of our graduate programs; we cultivate collaboration between faculty and students, giving you flexibility in your research projects and learning path.

Our size and approaches give you an advantage as you’ll network, interact and learn from experts across all fields. As one of more than 600 graduate students you won’t get lost in the crowd. You’ll have the opportunity to work in classrooms and labs with bright minds from a variety of disciplines.


More than $5.5 million in funding awarded to graduate students in 2017

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The University of Lethbridge is consistently one of Canada’s top-ranked universities and leading research institutions. As a graduate student, you will create, experience and thrive in a supportive, student-centred environment that nurtures innovation, critical thinking and creativity.

What are we building?

Find out more about the new Science and Academic Building on page 15.

This incredible building is transforming our campus and the city’s skyline. At nearly 100,000 residents, Lethbridge is one of Canada’s fastest growing and youngest cities. Truly a campus community, Lethbridge is an eclectic urban centre surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty.

We can’t wait for you to join us.


At uLethbridge, we are committed to understanding the interactions between disciplines, discovering new solutions to perplexing questions and enabling positive change. We empower our graduate students with the education to create new knowledge, and to elevate and advance the boundaries of scholarship, research and creative activity.

As a graduate student at uLethbridge, you will work alongside renowned faculty members who are shining new light on problems and possibilities. You’ll learn new ways of looking at the world beyond your own discipline, grow your ability to connect and integrate knowledge across subjects, hone collaboration, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, and contribute to community locally and worldwide. uLethbridge doctoral student, Annita Lucchesi, is doing just that and her work has garnered international attention in the process. Frustrated with the lack of comprehensive information regarding missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW), Annita created a database that now contains almost 3,000 entries of MMIW, including their names, where they lived, if they were a mother, if other women in their family went missing or were murdered, if they experienced domestic violence and any other pertinent details. “The idea is to have a comprehensive resource for not just researchers like me, but also for policy makers and service providers who are doing the on-the-ground work to address the issue,” she says. Now taking her work further, Annita is using the continually evolving database as a springboard for a PhD thesis — a project in which she hopes to take the information and transform it for even greater healing.


“The idea for the final product is to have a beautiful atlas of thematic maps created by community members telling their perspective on the issue,” she says. “This work is important because women are dying. It shouldn’t be that way and I hope it’s healing not just for native communities but all of our communities as they grapple with this in a substantive way and create something healthier and safer.” Annita Lucchesi

Doctoral student Cultural, Social and Political Thought


At uLethbridge we provide an opportunity-rich, immersive learning environment where students are supported at every stage of their academic journeys. We prepare our graduate students with experiential learning, and the skill sets necessary to solve the complex problems of today and the future.

As a uLethbridge graduate student, you will take your education and research beyond the classroom. Through experiential learning opportunities, such as professional development, independent studies and co-operative education/internships, you’ll be involved in projects and programs that promote community engagement, are multidisciplinary and will provide you with the opportunity to combine your in-depth knowledge with a breadth of practical experience. Recent alumnus Bryn Hewko (MFA ’16) didn’t wait to finish his graduate studies at uLethbridge before launching into the business world, rather he completed his degree while founding a successful start-up company. He broke new ground in crafting his Master of Fine Arts thesis, exploring both in theory and practice novel ways to use virtual reality technology in a cinematic context. The work inspired a new way of looking at cinema and spawned his highly successful business venture, OUTPUT. A studio that uses virtual reality along with a suite of technology to help brands make compelling content, OUTPUT’s client list has grown rapidly since launch, having worked on projects for recognized companies such as Heineken, Nutella, Ferrero Rocher and Campbell’s. Now Bryn is creating opportunities for the next generation of uLethbridge students and graduates. “At OUTPUT, we are dedicated to creating a sustainable local cultural sector that will attract and retain skilled artists and designers,” he says. “It’s a priority to make annual internship opportunities available for new media students, providing them with valuable hands-on industry experience. We’ve also hired two new media alumni who went through the internship program, keeping talented young individuals in the city.” Bryn is recognized as the 2018 uLethbridge Young Alumnus of the Year.

Bryn Hewko (MFA ’16) New Media




At uLethbridge, we believe everyone has the ability to shine, and it’s our job to help make that happen. We support our graduate students in mentorship, collaboration and training so you may thrive through a lifetime of personal, academic and career success.

Students are the centre of everything we do at uLethbridge. Our comprehensive student services, like the THRIVE Professional Skills Program for Graduate Students, Three Minute Thesis (3MT ®) and the Graduate Assistant Teaching Development program (more about these on the next page), are designed to help you succeed in your studies and career. When it comes to how you learn, you can choose from a variety of programs that range in their approach from working one-onone with a professor to learning through cohort classes. Some programs also offer part-time options, weekend courses or blended-learning options. At uLethbridge, you’ll be part of a unique community of inspiring lights with individuals like Isoken (Iso) Ogumbor, the Graduate Students’ Association president. “We cultivate a culture of equity and empowerment for every graduate student, through emphasizing and encouraging access to the numerous resources available on campus,” she says.

“My master’s program has been a phenomenal experience. It has provided me a platform to seek and establish vital connections between knowledge I gained in my undergraduate degree, knowledge I’m currently acquiring, and how I can best translate relevant theories into practice in my everyday life.”

Isoken Ogumbor

Master of Counselling student Major: Applied Psychology

uLethbridge graduate students share regularly in intellectual debate and dialogue, both in and outside of the classroom. There is a vibrant culture that respects differing opinions while forming new insights. Through opportunities like speaker series events, conferences and social gatherings, you can share, exchange and develop ideas with others along your journey.




Professional Development At uLethbridge, professional development opportunities will see you publish papers, network with leading researchers and attend off-campus conferences so you develop skill sets to prepare you for academic and professional career success. THRIVE Professional Skills Program for Graduate Students THRIVE provides optional opportunities for you to develop competencies across the graduate student lifecycle that complement program curriculum. These competencies include developing teaching, research, career, personal and professional skills. THRIVE not only provides you with skills to be successful in graduate programs, it’ll help you develop transferable skills and gain a competitive advantage, increase professional employability, find success in your career, and ultimately contribute to your community and society. Co-operative Education / Internship Option The Co-operative Education/Internship Option is available to Master of Arts and Master of Science students. Co-operative education is an educational model that formally integrates academic study at the master’s level with relevant, paid work experience in appropriate employment fields such as government, institutions and industry. The University, the employer and the student are in partnership to ensure an enriching experience toward the student’s professional development. Graduate Assistant Teaching Development Program The Graduate Assistant Teaching Development Program provides an opportunity for professional development in critical teaching skills, equipping graduate students to carry out their teaching

duties effectively and prepare them to lead, teach and train others. Graduate students who have participated in these sessions receive formal recognition of participation in this academic professional development program, which can be a valuable addition to a graduate student’s curriculum vitae when applying for academic positions, doctoral programs, post-doctoral placements or careers outside of academia. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Three Minute Thesis is a research communication competition developed by the University of Queensland that challenges graduate students to present a compelling condensation of their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. uLethbridge graduate students participate in this each year.

“‘My Dear Papa,’” began seven-year old Arnott’s letter to his father, Sydney Brook. “Come home soon.” Arnott’s letter traveled by train to Quebec, by ship to Britain and finally through a treacherous warzone to reach Sydney who was on the Western Front. After the war, the Brook family carefully stored the letter and then donated it to the Glenbow Archives, where I photographed it and brought a copy to my office. Luck is needed for any letter to last 100 years, but this is especially true of children’s letters, which were rarely saved in formal archives. My research draws on letters that Canadian children sent to their fathers and newspaper editors, and their daily school work, to study the experiences of children whose relatives served overseas. Understanding the challenges that children like Arnott faced in the past helps us to better understand how we can support contemporary children during times of war.”

Survivor Second Place | Images of Research 2018 Jeremy Benson, Master of Science student Major: Biological Sciences “Surviving in small mountain headwater streams through cold and harsh winters, spring floods, summer heat waves and droughts, and in an overall barren underwater landscape, the westslope cutthroat trout is a true survivor. It is a species threatened in Alberta due to habitat loss and alteration, as well as genetic hybridization with an introduced species to Alberta, rainbow trout.”

Images of Research The Images of Research competition is a unique opportunity for graduate students to display their research, scholarly and artistic work. The aim of the competition is to provide graduate students with an artistic alternative to highlight their work, as a way to celebrate our diverse research. Check out first, second and third placed Images of Research 2018 on the opposite page.

For more information, and to see 3MT presentations and additional Images of Research submissions, please visit:

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“Come home soon”: Finding the voices of Canadian children in the First World War (1914-1918) First Place | Images of Research 2018 Ashley Henrickson, Master of Arts student Major: History

Dancing the Palimpsestuous Body Third Place | Images of Research 2018 Jasmine Saler, Master of Arts Student Major: Cultural, Social & Political Thought “The paleographic object known as a palimpsest is the result of the practice of palimpsesting, a technique developed to re-use expensive writing materials like parchment. Through chemicalphysical processes the lower text was erased, creating a newish writing surface for the upper text. However, the lower text was erased imperfectly, resulting in its re-apparition centuries later. In my research, which focuses on dance as a method of inquiry, I am using palimpsests as a metaphor to discuss the multiplicity of the body.” 9

shine new light uLethbridge is home to centres and institutes that unite leading researchers from across disciplines to address issues affecting the world and beyond. The Alberta Gambling Research Institute (AGRI) is a consortium of the University of Alberta, University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gambling in the province.

The Alberta Terrestrial Imaging Centre (ATIC) focuses on remote sensing and imaging spectroscopy, applying its research to monitoring natural resources and the environment.

The Canadian Centre of Research in Advanced Fluorine Technologies (C-CRAFT) is the first Canadian centre to focus on fluorine research, uniting an international team with a wide range of expertise in fluorine chemistry. The Centre for Culture and Community (CCC) facilitates the study of communities and their cultures, models community in its own practice, fosters interchange between academic and nonacademic communities, and promotes academic and public interest in cultural and community-based research, creative activity and education. The Centre for Oral History and Tradition (COHT) seeks to further excellence in the practice of oral history in an academic milieu and in the southern Alberta community at large.


The Institute for Child and Youth Studies (I-CYS) is a multidisciplinary research institute committed to examining what children and youth mean as social, demographic, artistic, legal and existential categories. I-CYS fosters conversation and collaboration to create links between scholars, practitioners and community members to promote innovative, cross-disciplinary research about young people. The Institute for Space Imaging Science (ISIS) explores our relationship with our planet and our place in the universe using space imaging technology. This innovative approach allows us to see space and the cosmos in new ways, and to discover answers to questions that push the boundaries of human understanding.

The Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI) is dedicated to RNA research and training excellence in one of the fastest growing fields in the life sciences. AARTI’s research has implications for everything from disease control to biotechnology and our understanding of evolution.

The Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience (CCBN) provides a unique interactive environment for behavioural neuroscience research in Canada. The CCBN’s principal investigators, along with their students, study normal brain processes and processes affecting recovery from brain disorders, disease and injury.


The Centre for Socially Responsible Marketing (CSRM) aims to educate students and empower non-profit personnel in areas of social marketing, sustainability and social responsibility, and non-profit marketing and management.

The MSc in Remote Sensing enables students to develop advanced research skills in remote sensing. The objective of the program is to accommodate students interested in studying aspects of remote sensing not contained in the geographical research domain. These students are often interested in the physics of remote sensing, radiative transfer and atmospheric remote sensing, or have backgrounds outside the geography discipline. Master of Arts in Cultural Resource Management

The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy excels at research about the changing human population and its potential impacts on social and economic issues, communicating its findings widely. The Institute collaborates with Canadian and international researchers to address some of society’s most difficult challenges.

The MA in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) program provides students with training in the skills, methods, and theoretical backgrounds necessary for work as professional archaeologists within the cultural resource management industry in Alberta and elsewhere. Graduates of this major will also​be prepared to run their own companies and projects.

The Small Business Institute (SBI) investigates issues related to small businesses and helps connect researchers and the business community.

Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management

The Water Institute for Sustainable Environments (WISE) analyzes water resources, including natural science analyses of watersheds, and water quantity and quality, while also considering aspects such as water policy and economics.

The Centre for the Study of Scholarly Communications conducts research in library and information science, research communication, publishing and knowledge mobilization; provides students and faculty with instruction and experience in developing best practice in research communication; and contributes to cross-disciplinary collaboration and research in terms of research communication. The Health Services Quality Institute (HSQI) seeks to transform the design, delivery and management of health services quality in Canada through research and education in partnership with key stakeholders.

Master of Science in Remote Sensing

Photo (opposite page) by Gordon Logie (BSc ’14, MSc ’16) Dr. Craig Coburn and his Remote Sensing students launched a highaltitude balloon that scraped the edge of outer space. The balloon was outfitted with a variety of sensors and cameras and created as a class project. It reached the upper limits of the atmosphere before bursting at 30,132 metres, all the while collecting images and data the students later interpreted.

A part-time, cohort-based, program offered at our Calgary campus by the Dhillon School of Business and Faculty of Health Sciences, the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (GCHSM) is primarily designed for those with an undergraduate degree in health care or management, who are working full-time and would like to move into (or have recently been promoted into) a managerial role. The program will be delivered in a compressed format using a combination of blended learning techniques, distance delivery and face-to-face sessions. The delivery model allows students to attend school while continuing to work. This is a particularly important feature for students who must maintain practice credentials.


GRADUATE Degrees and Programs Whether you’d like to further your career or want to advance research in your field, our degree options will help you meet your personal, professional and academic goals.


Master of Science | Majors:

Doctor of Philosophy

Addictions Counselling

Major: Biomolecular Science 7

Agricultural Biotechnology

Concentrations: Biochemistry; Bioinformatics; Biophysics; Biotechnology; Molecular and cellular biology; Molecular genetics and development; Structural biology

Agricultural Studies Archaeology

Major: Biosystems & Biodiversity 7

Biochemistry Biological Sciences

Concentrations: Biogeography; Ecology; Environmental science; Evolutionary biology; Global change; Physiology; Resource ecology; Systematics; Water resource policy and management

Chemistry Computer Science



Master of Arts | Majors:

Master of Counselling | Major:

Agricultural Studies

Applied Psychology


Environmental Science

Specialization: Counselling Psychology

Archaeology Art


Master of Education | Majors:

Cultural Resource Management

Counselling Psychology

Cultural, Social & Political Thought

Educational Leadership

Dramatic Arts


Economics English



New Media


Theatre & Dramatic Arts

Master of Music

Geography German Individualized Multidisciplinary Music

Philosophy Political Science Psychology Religious Studies Sociology Urban and Regional Studies Women and Gender Studies 12


Major: Neuroscience 7


Master of Science (Management) | Majors:



(Calgary Campus only)

Native American Studies New Media

Concentrations: Animal behaviour; Behavioural ecology; Ethology and comparative psychology; Evolution and cognition; Evolutionary ecology; Evolutionary psychology; Language development; Sexuality


Remote Sensing

Graduate Certificate in 8 Health Services Management


Major: Evolution & Behaviour 7


Master of Nursing


Accounting Finance Human Resource Management & Labour Relations Information Systems International Management


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Concentrations: Counselling psychology; Formal and distributive leadership; Learning, teaching and curriculum



Offered in the Faculty of Arts & Science, the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Fine Arts Offered in the Faculty of Education Offered in the Faculty of Fine Arts Offered in the Faculty of Health Sciences Offered in the Faculty of Arts & Science and the Faculty of Health Sciences Offered in the Dhillon School of Business Offered in the Faculty of Arts & Science Offered in the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences

Marketing Policy & Strategy

Major: Earth, Space and Physical Science 7

Major: Education 2

Individualized Multidisciplinary Mathematics



Health Sciences Kinesiology

Master of Fine Arts | Majors:

Major: Cultural, Social & Political Thought 7

Concentrations: Astrophysics; Biophysics; Climate change; Condensed and soft matter; Earth systems; Geomatics; Geophysics; Inorganic chemistry; Materials science; Nanoscience; Organic chemistry; Organometallic chemistry; Physical chemistry; Remote sensing; Spectroscopy; Water and environmental science

Exercise Science 2

Canadian Studies

Computer Science & Geographical Information Science

Concentrations: Behavioural neuroscience; Cell and molecular neuroscience; Cognitive neuroscience; Computational neuroscience; Neuroimaging; Neuropsychology Major: Population Studies in Health 5 Concentrations: Diversity, disparities, inequalities and social determinants of health; Global population health; Life course, aging and health; Policies, policy analysis and population health; Population health and demographic change; Sustainability and population health Major: Theoretical & Computational Science 7 Concentrations: Applied mathematics; Bioinformatics; Biophysics; Computational and theoretical chemistry; Computer science; Geophysics; Mathematical biology, Nanoscience, Pure mathematics; Statistics; Theoretical physics

For more information about graduate studies at uLethbridge, please visit:


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OUR FACILITIES Regardless of your program, uLethbridge’s world-class facilities will inspire you. The Alberta Water and Environmental Science Building (AWESB) puts researchers and their students at the centre of southern Alberta’s living, learning laboratory where they study critical water and environmental issues.

The University Library houses approximately one million holdings. In addition to providing you the resources to help you with your projects and research, the library boasts some of the best study spaces on campus, a cafe and spectacular views! With a climbing wall, fitness centre, triple gymnasium, and an indoor 200-metre track, and Olympic-sized pool, the 1st Choice Centre for Sport and Wellness is your place to stay fit, have fun and cheer on our Pronghorns teams.


The Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience (CCBN), the only research facility of its kind in Canada, is home to some of the world’s leading neuroscientists, as well as the U3T MRI Centre, a cutting-edge research and diagnostic imaging facility, providing southern Alberta with the most powerful magnetic resonance imaging in the region.

One of the most advanced facilities in Canada for science education and research opens in Fall 2019.

The Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching is the best-equipped academic trading room in Western Canada. With direct connections to global financial markets, it provides experience in derivatives and equities trading and commodites-risk management.

Building on our legacy of research leadership, our Science and Academic Building will enhance our transdisciplinary roots with large, flexible and adaptable laboratory spaces. As we continue to expand and challenge traditional disciplinary boundaries, this facility provides the space and equipment for you to engage in active learning experiences, transforming the meaning of liberal education in science.

The Simulation Health Centre provides nursing students with exceptional hands-on learning experiences, providing an environment to practise skills and critical decision-making in a safe, interactive way. Studio One, a leading-edge recording studio; new Digital Cinema Suites, professional editing and finishing rooms; individual studios for art students; and our newly renovated Recital Hall are just a few of our extraordinary fine arts spaces. The University Art Gallery houses one of the most significant collections in Canada with more than 15,500 works. Through exhibitions at the uLethbridge Art Gallery’s main, satellite and online galleries, the collection is an important teaching and research tool.

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With an architectural philosophy that puts science on display, coupled with new outreach spaces, we will provide our community a window into the valuable scientific research and teaching carried out in southern Alberta. New makerspace will enhance your creative abilities and support innovation, whether in the form of commercializable products or by inspiring new solutions to society’s problems. The future of science is at uLethbridge, and we’re saving you a seat.

OUR city Lethbridge is a city best known for bright sunshine and warm, windy days.

But we’re also a growing community of nearly 100,00 people with a vibrant arts and culture scene, world-class sports and recreation facilities and spectacular scenery. Indoors or outdoors, on campus and off, you’ll find plenty of things to do in and around Lethbridge. Walk, run or bike the coulee trails into the Oldman River valley under the shadow of the iconic High Level Bridge. Visit downtown for one of the city’s many festivals, hit an art opening at one of the galleries, catch some live music, enjoy coffee or a meal with friends. See a play, a blockbuster movie or an art-house film. Cheer on our Pronghorns teams, take in a Hurricanes hockey or Bulls baseball game, or join one of the many recreational sports leagues in town. Here, where the Rocky Mountains meet the prairies, you’ll find a close-knit but welcoming community where ideas flourish under Alberta’s big sky.

WE’RE ALSO IN CALGARY! Steps from the City Hall C-Train station, our Calgary Campus offers programming to further your career, and the flexibility to work with your busy schedule. With evening and weekend classes, you can keep your weekdays free to work or take care of business, whatever that may be. Our Faculty of Health Sciences and Dhillon School of Business offer the Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management. Our Dhillon School of Business offers our Master of Science (Management), with majors in: • • • • • • • 16

Accounting Finance Human Resource Management & Labour Relations Marketing Information Systems International Management Policy & Strategy

For more information about our Calgary campus, please visit: ulethbridge.ca/future-student/graduate-studies/calgary-campus

FUNDING In 2017, uLethbridge awarded more than $5.5 million in funding to graduate students through scholarships, awards and bursaries. We also offer a variety of other financial support options. • Graduate teaching assistantships • Research assistantships • Fellowships • External research support School of Graduate Studies Tuition Award Available to eligible students Domestic: up to $8,000 for master’s / $16,000 for PhD International: up to $17,000 for master’s / $34,000 for PhD School of Graduate Studies Dean’s Scholarship Available to eligible students | $10,000 per year Graduate Assistantship Available to eligible students | Up to $7,200 School of Graduate Studies Fellowship Available to eligible students | $15,000 Travel Awards Available to help disseminate student research | Up to $1,750 Funding for Canadian graduate students is also available in the form of student loans and grants. Both the federal and provincial governments offer financial aid to students who qualify. Your government loan remains interest-free as long as you remain a full-time student. *subject to change, not an exhaustive awards list For more information on funding, fees and financial support, please visit ulethbridge.ca/future-student/graduate-studies


WE’RE HERE FOR YOU Accommodated Learning Centre Provides in- and out-of class accommodations, assistive technologies, and specialized supports, as well as Schedule 4 funding support. Career and Counselling Services Offers no-cost counselling in two areas: career development and personal growth. Our career development team empowers students and graduates in their career decision-making by providing one-on-one career advising, events and resources. Individual counselling is confidential and can help students with a variety of personal issues, including adjustment to academic life, anxiety, relationship and family problems, and more. Oki! Welcome to Sacred Buffalo Stone. uLethbridge pays respect to the Blackfoot people — past present and future — while recognizing and honouring their rich cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land. Our Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone, and was gifted to the University by Elder Bruce Wolf Child in 2002. Since we opened our doors in 1967, Indigenous culture has been woven into the fabric of the University, enriching programming, teaching and research, and creating a university where students find community, support and success. The Native American Students’ Association (NASA), one of the longestserving student clubs at uLethbridge, provides students interaction with members from across Canada, including chiefs, business people, elders and more. We also offer the NASA Lounge, where Indigenous students socialize and study. Indigenous Student Services provides free and confidential guidance, encouragement and help for those who identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit. We also offer a variety of other services and supports for FNMI students including a Ceremony/Smudge Room, Elders, and the Iikaisskini Gathering Place. Graduate Students’ Association (ULGSA) The GSA represents graduate students across campus by providing orientation for new members; organizing special events; enhancing financial opportunities; supporting academic skills development; lobbying at the local and provincial levels; negotiating and upholding the terms and conditions of the graduate students’ collective agreement; improving communication with members; and acting as the official interface between students and administration.

Health Centre Convenient access to quality health care on campus. Whether you are from the Lethbridge area or are moving to attend uLethbridge, you won’t need to worry about finding a doctor. Program Support The School of Graduate Studies provides program-related support and information. Associated graduate studies offices within individual faculties provide program-specific information and advising. Contact the School of Graduate Studies for more information. Registrar’s Office Provides admissions, course registration, timetabling, student records, academic calendar, program planning guides, transcripts and a range or other services.

“Receiving funding has been so valuable because it has allowed me to focus my time and attention on my work. Additionally, knowing I’m so supported in my endeavours has been an incredible motivation to publish and disseminate my findings.” Lanna Petterson (BSc ‘12, MSc ‘15)

PhD candidate Major: Evolution & Behaviour

Teaching Centre Offers workshops for graduate students on topics including lesson, planning, assessment of student learning styles, classroom management, questioning strategies, professional relationships with students and self-assessment. Writing Centre

Provides practical writing support to help you understand a wide variety of writing requirements, including thesis, project or capstone manuscripts. This is a free service.


Terms of Admission3 SPRING (JAN. - APR.)



Master of Arts: All majors except for Economics and Cultural, Social and Political Thought

October 1

February 1

February 1 (first round)1 May 1 (second round)1

Master of Arts: Cultural, Social and Political Thought

October 1


February 1 (first round)1 May 1 (second round)1



February 1

October 1

February 1

February 1 (first round)1 May 1 (second round)1

Master of Science: Addictions Counselling, Health Sciences and Nursing



February 1

Master of Counselling


December 1


Master of Education: All majors


December 1


Master of Fine Arts: All Majors



February 1

Master of Music



February 1

Master of Nursing



February 1

Master of Science in Management: All majors



February 1

Doctor of Philosophy: All majors except Education and Cultural, Social and Political Thought

October 1

February 1

February 1 (first round)1 May 1 (second round)1

Doctor of Philosophy: Cultural, Social and Political Thought

October 1


February 1 (first round)1 May 1 (second round)1

Doctor of Philosophy in Education: Learning, Teaching and Curriculum Formal and Distributive Leadership Counselling Psychology


November 12 November 12



November 1

Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management



March 1

Master of Arts: Economics Master of Science: All majors except Addictions Counselling, Health Sciences and Nursing

STEP 1: Do your research • •

Review the admission requirements, deadline(s) and application process for your desired program Find a supervisor: MA (except Economics), MSc & PhD applicants

STEP 2: Prepare your supporting documents* • • • • •

Transcripts Three references Curriculum Vitae Letter of Intent English Language Proficiency (ELP), if applicable

*Some programs may have additional documentation and language requirements

STEP 3: Submit your application Submit your complete application package and documents online before the deadline STEP 4: Arrange for your official documents We require your official documents (e.g., transcripts, ELP test scores) prior to your registration STEP 5: Wait for admission decision We will notify you of your official admission status when we make an admission decision

For additional information about application, admission and tuition:

ulethbridge.ca/future-student/graduate-studies | sgsinquiries@uleth.ca


There are two rounds of admission for Fall (September 1) entry to the MA, MSc and PhD programs.


Term of Admission: Summer Session II (July) Changes to the application deadlines for International students will be in effect May 1, 2019, for Spring 2020 admission.


School of Graduate Studies 4401 University Drive W. Lethbridge, Alberta TIK 3M4 403-329-2793 sgsinquiries@uleth.ca

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University of Lethbridge Graduate Studies viewbook | 2019-2020  

Learn more about your graduate program options at the University of Lethbridge, as well as our research, financial resources, professional d...

University of Lethbridge Graduate Studies viewbook | 2019-2020  

Learn more about your graduate program options at the University of Lethbridge, as well as our research, financial resources, professional d...