UCalgary Campus

Open Studies

As an Open Studies student at the UCalgary, you're eligible to take university credit courses, without being admitted into a degree program.


Degree holders and non-degree holders

Take courses to get into a specific program, for professional development.

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Visiting students and visiting student researchers

Have the coursework you do at UCalgary apply to your degree at your home university.

Current high school students

Current high school students

You may be eligible for Open Studies through the Dual Credit and Young Scientist programs.


Did you know?

Open Studies students with a degree can take up to six three-unit courses per term and non-degree holders can take up to four three-unit courses per term to a maximum of twelve three-unit courses. 

If you are interested in transferring to a degree program, we recommend you speak an advisor in the Student Success Centre (SSC). The SSC offers academic support and exploratory advising for all Open Studies students

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Have questions?

Visit our contact page for all the different ways to contact our office.