University of Calgary

Introduction

Located in Canada’s energy capital and close to the majestic Rocky Mountains, the University of Calgary is a world-class university that inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines.

Driven to become a global intellectual hub, University of Calgary International helps students, faculty and staff to engage internationally. We work with universities, governments and organizations worldwide to develop international relations, partnerships and development projects that support our international strategy. We help students internationalize their academic experience through study abroad opportunities.

Vision and strategy

Our international strategy aims to increase the diversity of students on campus, strengthen intercultural competencies, advance educational and research partnerships and boost international development efforts.

What we do

University of Calgary International helps create an internationally rich education and research environment. Our mandate includes the following:

  • Champion the international strategy across the organization and help students, faculty and staff engage internationally
  • Initiate and facilitate international partnerships and international development projects
  • Help our students get international exposure through study abroad opportunities
  • Support the recruitment of international undergraduate and graduate students
  • Provide diverse international services to faculty and staff

Fast facts

  • #1 young university under 50 years of age in Canada and #9 worldwide
  • Top six research university in Canada
  • 31,500 students and 100+ programs
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Commerce

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Calgary

Our Bachelor of Commerce degree offers students more than just classroom learning. Students have the unique privilege of connecting to the business community through our Mentorship program, a Career Centre that helps students polish their resumes, practice for interviews and find jobs suited to their concentration, and a Co-op program that gives students the opportunity to “earn while they learn”... [+]

The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary is a progressive and innovative business school with an international reputation for influencing the ethical practice of commerce, business, management and leadership through quality teaching and research. The challenge of competing effectively in a rapidly changing global economy can only be met through well-educated responsive business leadership. Preparing students who will successfully meet this challenge is the mission of the Haskayne School of Business. Our Bachelor of Commerce degree offers students more than just classroom learning. Students have the unique privilege of connecting to the business community through our Mentorship program, a Career Centre that helps students polish their resumes, practice for interviews and find jobs suited to their concentration, and a Co-op program that gives students the opportunity to “earn while they learn”, gain business experience, develop a network of contacts and have a better understanding of careers in their field. Haskayne offers the Bachelor of Commerce degree with a choice of 18 concentrations. Your Concentration Within a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree, there are core business courses that are required for all BComm students. In addition, Haskayne offers you the opportunity of choosing from one of the 18 concentrations listed below. A Bachelor of Commerce concentration represents a focus on material within the business discipline, which allows you to specialize in an area of your choice. When you initially applied to Haskayne you chose a concentration, but this concentration may be changed in a subsequent term following the... [-]

Bachelor of Communication, Media and Film

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Calgary

The Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies hosts programs in Communications Studies and Film Studies. First-year students in all degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies are encouraged to explore courses in a variety of areas. It is recommended that a first-year program include at least two of the... [+]

The Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies hosts programs in Communications Studies and Film Studies. First-year students in all degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies are encouraged to explore courses in a variety of areas. It is recommended that a first-year program include at least two of the following: Communications Studies 201 Communications Studies 203 Film 201 In addition, students should also select at least 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) from the Faculty of Arts. Degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies may include senior-level courses offered by other Departments either as core requirements or as options. It is therefore useful to take first-year courses from a variety of other areas. In addition, students should normally select 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) from the Faculty of Science. Communication Studies Communications Studies explores the ways in which communication constructs and reflects society and culture. The program emphasizes three interrelated areas of communication: 1) Media and Popular Culture: the theory, criticism and history of communication through traditional media, new media, and popular culture; 2) Rhetorical Communication: the theory, critique and production of informative, persuasive and professional discourse in public and organizational contexts; and 3) Science and Communication: discourses and processes of communication in relation to health, science and technology. The program aims to educate flexible and articulate analysts, researchers and practitioners for a wide range of academic, public and professional contexts. It provides graduates with the knowledge, skill and discernment... [-]

BSc

Bachelor of Kinesiology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Calgary

Kinesiology is a multi-disciplinary science that includes study in the areas of anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, psychomotor behaviour, and social and cultural factors. The Faculty of Kinesiology is committed to training professionals who will have a strong foundation in the study of movement and sport health, both theoretically and practically... [+]

Kinesiology is a multi-disciplinary science that includes study in the areas of anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, psychomotor behaviour, and social and cultural factors. The Faculty of Kinesiology is committed to training professionals who will have a strong foundation in the study of movement and sport health, both theoretically and practically. Bachelor of Science degrees are offered as either a BSc or BSc (Honours). They both require the completion of 20.0 full course equivalents (120 credits) and can be completed in four years of full-time study. Your Faculty and Major The Faculty of Kinesiology offers both Bachelor of Kinesiology and Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree programs. In the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program, you can choose from majors in Biomechanics, Exercise and Health Physiology or Mind Sciences in Kinesiology. Students working towards a Bachelor of Science degree need to ensure that they complete at least 21 half-course equivalents (63 units) of science-designated courses. Enhance your Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Program Practicum/Work Experience Opportunities: Get a head start on your career while finishing your degree. Kinesiology practicum courses and work experience opportunities are available to third and fourth year students and are a great way to explore different professions and gain valuable work experience for your resume. Students should contact the Kinesiology Career Advisor and Practicum Coordinator for further information. The Kinesiology Student Society: Help plan many fun and exciting events throughout the year for Kinesiology students. International Study Opportunities: Experience different cultures, gain a better understanding of world issues,... [-]

Bachelor of Science, Geoscience

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Calgary

Our field courses are the most exciting and intensive learning activities offered by the Department of Geoscience. They are unique experiences that provide students with the opportunity to do real Geoscience, work with real scientific data, and learn about natural environments. Teamwork is strongly encouraged, so you can expect to forge bonds with your fellow students that will last throughout your... [+]

Our field courses are the most exciting and intensive learning activities offered by the Department of Geoscience. They are unique experiences that provide students with the opportunity to do real Geoscience, work with real scientific data, and learn about natural environments. Teamwork is strongly encouraged, so you can expect to forge bonds with your fellow students that will last throughout your entire university experience and beyond. The geology field courses provide opportunities to study rocks and geologic structures where they are best exposed and most easily interpreted. Field exercises include orienteering, mapping surficial deposits, measuring sections in sedimentary rocks, and mapping geologic structures in sedimentary and/or igneous & metamorphic rocks. The hydrogeology and geophysics field courses provide opportunities to collect field data using geotechnical and geophysical equipment, then analyze and interpret the data using mathematical and computational methods. Each field course runs for 12 – 16 days off-campus, in either the late summer before classes begin (August – September) or early spring after classes end (April – May). Most field sites are located beside or near roads, but some are only accessible by hiking in, often through very rugged terrain. You must be in reasonable physical condition, fully mobile, confident on slopes and in high places, and mentally prepared for working long days outdoors in a variety of environmental conditions, including hot sun, rain or snow, in places like the Canadian Shield, Alberta prairies, Rocky Mountains and deserts of southwest USA. The Department of Geoscience offers the following field courses:... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Calgary

The Schulich School of Engineering's seven Bachelor of Science degree programs are fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. Accreditation means that graduates will be accepted as engineers-in-training in all 10 Canadian provinces and internationally (including the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong, and more).The Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering requires... [+]

The Schulich School of Engineering's seven Bachelor of Science degree programs are fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. Accreditation means that graduates will be accepted as engineers-in-training in all 10 Canadian provinces and internationally (including the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong, and more).The Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering requires the completion of 22 full course equivalents (132 credits) and normally four years of full-time study. Choosing an internship will add an additional year to your degree plan. Your Faculty and Major Since all students in the Schulich School of Engineering take the same first-year common program, you will have your first year to decide on a program (major). During that year you will be given the opportunity to explore what the different programs offer before you rank your preferences in April. The following programs are offered in the Schulich School of Engineering: Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Geomatics Engineering Mechanical Engineering Oil & Gas Engineering Software Engineering In addition to major programs, you can apply for competitive admission into a specialization in either Biomedical Engineering or Energy and Environment in combination with most programs. Some of the majors programs also offer minors which begin in either second, third or fourth year (depending on the program). The Schulich School encourages well-rounded graduates; therefore all of its programs offer minors and joint degrees with all other faculties at the university. For instance, a Minor in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (MEED) is offered in collaboration with the... [-]

BA

Bachelor of Arts

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Calgary

Your program will enable you to develop your ability to think and write critically while exploring the past, present and future of society. You will have the opportunity to gain an appreciation for the diversity and importance of the languages, art, literatures, music, and religions of the world. You can also choose to delve into relevant issues and themes including law, gender, national identity and... [+]

Your program will enable you to develop your ability to think and write critically while exploring the past, present and future of society. You will have the opportunity to gain an appreciation for the diversity and importance of the languages, art, literatures, music, and religions of the world. You can also choose to delve into relevant issues and themes including law, gender, national identity and technology. Many programs also explore the nature and influence of human behaviour. Our Music and Dance programs engage you in artistic development, creative expression and scholarly discipline. The Bachelor of Arts degree is offered as either a B.A. or B.A. (Honours), both requiring the completion of 20.0 full course equivalents (120 credits) and normally four years of full-time study. Your Faculty and Major Studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree means that you are a student in the Faculty of Arts. The major that you choose refers to the subject area you’d like your Bachelor of Arts degree to focus on (e.g. Bachelor of Arts, major in History). This is something that you will have indicated when you applied for admission. Haven’t decided on a major? You should take courses from a number of different areas to see where you’d like to focus your studies. The courses on this list will help you choose courses for first year registration. You’re not required to declare your major until the end of your second full-time year, but keep in mind that it’s best to decide as soon... [-]

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