Athabasca University (AU) 

IAU-001258
https://www.whed.net/institutions/IAU-001258

IAU Member

Canada - Alberta

top General Information

Address

Street:1 University Drive

City:Athabasca

Province:Alberta

Post Code:T9S 3A3

Tel.:+1(780) 675-6100

Fax:+1(780) 675-6450

WWW:http://www.athabascau.ca

Other Sites

Traditional and Open Learning Institution. Also Learning Centres in Edmonton and Calgary and Centre for Innovative Management (CIM) in St. Albert.

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1970. An open, distance education university funded by the Department of Advanced Education of the government of Alberta. Accepted first students 1973, and received permanent self-governing status under the Alberta University Act 1978.

Academic Year

No terms. Admission is granted all year round in undergraduate programmes

Admission Requirements

Minimum age is 16 years old

Language(s)

English

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Neil Fassina

Job title:President


Senior Administrative Officer : Matthew Prineas

Job title:Provost and Vice-President, Academic

top Divisions

Faculty : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, E- Business/Commerce, Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Marketing


Faculty : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Business Administration, Distance Education, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, Information Sciences, Law, Management, Nursing, Psychology


Faculty : Health Disciplines

Fields of study:Health Sciences, Nursing, Psychology


Faculty : Humanities and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Canadian Studies, Communication Studies, Criminal Law, Cultural Studies, Education, Educational Sciences, English, Environmental Studies, Film, French, Gender Studies, Geography (Human), German, Government, Health Administration, Heritage Preservation, History, Human Resources, Indigenous Studies, International Studies, Labour and Industrial Relations, Labour Law, Law, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social and Community Services, Sociology, Spanish, Women's Studies, Writing


Faculty : Science and Technology

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Laboratory Techniques, Mathematics, Nutrition, Physics, Software Engineering, Statistics

top Degrees

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree


Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Fields of study:Business Administration, Distance Education, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Nursing, Psychology


Doctorat/Doctoral Degree

Fields of study:Business Administration, Distance Education

Note

Also Post-Baccalaureate Diploma, 2,5 yrs.

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Canteen

Facilities for Disabled People

Library

top Academic Periodicals

Periodicals

Bridging the Distance

Profiles in Research

top Student & Staff Numbers

Staff

Statistics Year:2013-2014

Full Time Total:1350

Students

Statistics Year:2013-2014

Approx:Yes

Total:40000

Updated on 19-01-2015