May 30, 2023  
University of Alberta Calendar 2022-2023 
University of Alberta Calendar 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Programs in Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
2A2.42 Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7

General Information

Facilities exist within the Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, University of Alberta, for students who wish to obtain either a Master of Science or a PhD degree.

Research may be carried out in medical imaging, radiological and health physics, or radiation biology and biophysics.

The Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging participates with other departments of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in offering these interdisciplinary programs in medical sciences. Details of the entrance requirements and terms of the MSc and PhD programs are defined in Medical Sciences  of this Calendar.

Inquiries regarding graduate work in the Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging should be directed to the Department Chair or to the Graduate Coordinator, Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, 2A242 Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre.

Entrance Requirements

The Department’s minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution. The admission GPA will be calculated on the last 60 units of graded coursework completed, or on the equivalent of the last two years of full-time graded coursework.

Applicants must have graduated in medicine for the clinical research areas, or in the appropriate scientific disciplines for the other research areas.

Where applicable, applicants must provide proof of English Language Proficiency (refer to English Language Requirement ). Any one of the following is acceptable:

  • a minimum TOEFL score of 95 (Internet-based) or equivalent
  • IELTS minimum score of 7.0 with at least 6 on each band
  • an equivalent score on an English Language Proficiency test approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Prior to applying, applicants must have identified a faculty member who agrees to supervise their program.

All applicants are also required to submit

  • statement of intent
  • CV
  • three letters of reference

Financial Assistance

Support may be obtained from several grant-awarding agencies for work in these areas.

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses can be found in Course Listings , under the subject heading Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (RADDI).