In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies and Faculty of Science requirements, the Department requires:
a) A University of Calgary Honours background in Physics, Engineering Physics, Astronomy/Astrophysics, or equivalent.
b) For some applicants, a satisfactory score on the Advanced Physics Graduate Record Examination.
c) All applicants for whom English is not their first language must also submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. The minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 86 on the Internet-based exam. For the IELTS examination (academic version), the minimum acceptable score is 6.5. This requirement can also be met by completing Tier III of the International Foundations Program with a minimum grade of "B" on Academic Writing & Grammar III, "C" on Reading Comprehension & Proficiency III, and "C" on Listening Comprehension & Oral Fluency III.
d) Two reference letters.
Postdoctoral Diploma in Radiation Oncology Physics
In addition, applicants must possess a PhD from a CAMPEP accredited graduate program or equivalent and an appointment as an Associate Medical Physicist by the Alberta Health Services.
Postdoctoral Certificate in Radiation Oncology Physics
In addition, applicants must possess a PhD in Physics, Medical Physics, Biophysics, or Biomedical Engineering. Applicants with PhDs in sciences other than those listed above may consult with the department regarding possible admission. A minimum GPA of 3.50 over an applicant's last 60 units of course work is required before an applicant may be considered for admission; however, exceptional students with extenuating circumstances may be considered.