Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Interdisciplinary and Cross-disciplinary Graduate Course Listing

Graduate students may enrol in the following courses outside of their program with permission of the instructor and the student’s home program. For more information, please see the Contact details for each course below. The Request Form must be completed and submitted to the home program for enrolment.

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Available Courses (click to expand)
Actuator Principals, Integration and Control
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9509
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: S. Salisbury

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Advanced Bioengineering and Biotechnology
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9260
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: L. Rehmann

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Advanced Biomaterials Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9250
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: A. Rizkalla/W. Wan

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9150
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: K. Mequanint

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

CBE 224 or equivalent, or permission of the department.
 
Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9450
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: H. DeLasa

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Advanced Data Analysis
Statistics 9850
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Jennifer Dungavell

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Prerequisite:  a background in Mathematical Statistics such as Statistical Sciences 3858a/b - suitable for graduates in Psychology and Economics
 
Advanced Digital Control Systems
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9507
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: M.R. Kermani

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Advanced Glacial Geology
Geology 9576A
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Prof. Steve Hicock

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Suitable for physical geography students.
 
Advanced Image Processing and Analysis
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9202
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: A. Samani

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Advanced Mineralogy & Crystallography
Geology 9516B
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Prof. Roberta Flemming

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Suitable for students in materials science.
 
Advanced Numerical Analysis
Applied Mathematics 9561
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Audrey Kager

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

See Instructor
 
Advanced Particle & Fluidization Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9550
Faculty of Engineering

Terms:
Contact: C. Briens/J. Zhu

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Advanced Polymerization Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9455
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: P. Charpentier

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Advanced Process Control
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9461
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: S. Rohani

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

CBE 4410 or equivalent.
 
Advanced Stable Isotope Science, Low Temperature Systems
Geology 9556
Faculty of Science

Terms: Summer
Contact: Fred Longstaffe, Liz Webb, Christine White

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Suitable for students in Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Civ/Env Eng, Env. Sci.
 
Advanced studies in environment development and health
Geography 9300
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Joy Parr

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Prerequisite: a previous course in research methods
 
Advanced Topics in Software Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9960
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: L.F. Capretz

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Agent- Oriented Design: Principles, Methodologies and Applications
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9606
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Summer
Contact: H.H. Ghenniwa

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
all courses
Sociology
Faculty of Social Science

Terms:
Contact: Denise Statham

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

*visit sociology.uwo.ca/graduate/courses/index.html for course listing; can be taken with permission of course professor
 
Analog IC Design 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9706
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: R. Sobot

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Analytical Geochemistry - Methods & Interpretation
Geology 9508B
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Prerequisite: ES3371A/B or permission of the Dept.
 
Ancient Ecosystems
Geology 9532B
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Anthropology of Migration
Anthropology 9223B
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Professor Sherrie Larkin

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Applied Petroleum Assessment
Geology 9566A
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Applied Probability Theory I
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9305
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: S.L. Primak

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Aspects of High Pressure Geophysics
Geophysics 9507
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Rick Secco

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Suitable for students in Condensed Matter physics, Planetary Sci, Materials Eng
 
Best Practices in Exploration Drilling
Geology 9701A
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Bioanalytical Chemistry
Chemistry 9465
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Ken Yeung

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

knowledge of introductory biochem (SECOND year undergrad level)
 
Biodiversity Science
Biology 9424
Faculty of Science

Terms:
Contact: Dr Zoe Lindo

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Please visit: http://www.uwo.ca/biology/graduate/current/graduate_courses.html
 
Biological Electron Microscopy
Biology 9912A
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Dr. Richard Gardiner

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Please visit http://www.uwo.ca/biology/graduate/current/graduate_courses.html
 
Biology of Human Cancer
Pathology 9500
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Terms: Winter
Contact: Tracey Koning

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course is currently being updated and is usually offered every-other year
 
Biomedical Anthropology and Evolutionary Medicine
Anthropology 9107A
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Professor Eldon Molto

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Biophysical Chemistry
Chemistry 9594
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Lars Konermann

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Chem 2284
 
Biosystematics and Phylogenetics
Biology 9289
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Dr. Andre Lachance

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Please visit http://www.uwo.ca/biology/graduate/current/graduate_courses.html
 
Business Strategy II
PhD Business 9771
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Fall 2015
Contact: Brian Pinkham

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course will examine theories from sociology and psychology that inform the choices that firms make to influence their performance.
 
Business Sustainability
PhD Business 9773
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Fall 2015
Contact: Tima Bansal & Oana Branzei

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Strategy scholars typically assume that business aims to make money for shareholders — the owners of capital. This course aims to understand this historical precedence and the underlying assumptions. It will then explore how value can be created, so that organizations benefit both shareholders and society.
 
Canadian-American Relations
American Studies 9200B
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter 2015
Contact:

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the instructor is required.
 
Categorical Logic
Mathematics 9501A
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Prof. Chris Kapulkin

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

While there are no formal prerequisites, familiarity with abstract mathematics (for example: abstract algebra, logic, algebraic topology) will be very useful. Please contact the instructor for details.
 
Chemical Process Safety
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9173
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: S. Barghi

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Communications and Critical Thinking
Pharmacology 9551
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Terms: Fall/Winter
Contact: Susan McMillan

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Communications and Critical Thinking
Physiology 9551
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Terms: Fall/Winter
Contact: Susan McMillan

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Computational Electromagnetics
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9101
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: K. Adamiak

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Computational Quantum Chemistry
Chemistry 9648
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Viktor Staroverov

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

May be of interest to students in Chemistry, Applied Math, Physics; Recommendations: basic quantum mechanics (Chem 3374, 4474 or equivalent)
 
Computer Modelling of Natural Processes
Geophysics 9531
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Robert Shcherbakov

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Suitable for students in Physics, M/M Eng, Biology, Geography, Chemistry
 
Computer-based Power Systems Protection 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9401
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Summer
Contact: T.S. Sidhu

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Corporate Finance
PhD Business 9821B
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Winter 2016
Contact: Frank Li

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course covers the theoretical and empirical corporate finance literature. The class format is designed to familiarize students with how academic papers are written and to train them in critically reading these papers. Assignments are intended to help students identify questions and develop ideas for their dissertations.
 
Culture, Language and Evolution: a personal exploration
Spanish 9670A
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Terms: Fall
Contact: Joyce Bruhn de Garavito

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Culture, Language and Evolution: a personal exploration, is interdisciplinary as we will be looking at biology and evolution, culture (music, visual art, dance, literature) and linguistics. The course is offered on Fridays 10:30am to 1:30pm, by Professor Joyce Bruhn de Garavito. Permission of the Instructor is required.
 
Current Topics in Child and Youth Health
Health & Rehabilitation Sciences 9632B
Faculty of Health Sciences

Terms: Winter 2014
Contact: Nancy Inchley

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the department is required. For permission please contact Nancy Inchley. Health and Rehabilitation Sciences students have first priority for enrolment.
 
Demography of Aging
Health & Rehabilitation Sciences 9640
Faculty of Health Sciences

Terms: Winter 2014
Contact: Nancy Inchley

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the department is required. For permission please contact Nancy Inchley. Health and Rehabilitation Sciences students have first priority for enrolment.
 
Development Geography
Geography 9106
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Rachel Bezner-Kerr

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

No prerequisites, but should be willing to do considerable reading for course.
 
Digital Modulation and Coding
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9304
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Summer
Contact: R.K. Rao

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Digital Research Methods
History 9877A
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Prof. William Turkel

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

History students have first priority for enrolment.
 
Digital Research Methods
History 9832B
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Prof. William Turkel

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

History students have first priority for enrolment.
 
Digital Systems Design- FPGA
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9707
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: A. Reyhani-Masoleh

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Diseases of Organ System
Pathology 9245
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Terms: Winter
Contact: Tracey Koning

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Electrostatic Theory & Applications
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9100
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: W.D. Greason

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Empirical Asset Pricing
PhD Business 9811A
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Fall 2015
Contact: Steve Foerster

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course represents an advanced study of asset pricing and other empirical techniques frequently used in financial economics. Focus is on the techniques used most often in the analysis of financial markets and how they are applied to actual market data.
 
Engineering Analysis of Physiological Systems (cross-listed- ECE 4455b)
Biomedical Engineering 9502
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: J. Lacefield

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Engineering Seismology
Geophysics 9508
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Gail Atkinson

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Suitable for students in Civil Eng
 
Environmental Policy
Geography 9334
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Gordon McBean

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
FACTS
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9400
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: R.K. Varma

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Fault Tolerant Control Systems
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9500
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: J. Jiang

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Feminist Theory and Methods in the Arts and Humanities
Women's Studies 9565A
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Terms: Fall 2015
Contact: Dr Donna Pennee

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Fine Powder Technologies and Application
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9587
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: J. Zhu

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Foundations in American Cultural Studies
American Studies 9000B
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter 2015
Contact:

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the instructor is required.
 
Fundamentals of Biochemical Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9211
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: D. Karamanev

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Not open to students with biochemical, biochemistry or biology background. Must see department first.
 
Fundamentals of Ground Water Flow & Contaminant Transport
Geology 9540
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Rob Schincariol

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Suitable for students in Civ/Env Eng, Geography
 
Gender and Development: Engaging with Theory, Practice and Advocy
Women's Studies 9592A
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Terms: Fall 2015
Contact: Dr Bipasha Baruah

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
General Management I
PhD Business 9807S
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Winter 2016
Contact: Tima Bansal

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This seminar covers the major theoretical approaches to the field of general/strategic management. The main objective of the course is to familiarize students with the basic assumptions, concepts and theories underlying the field. It focuses on the conceptual underpinnings of strategy research and demonstrates that much of the field is open to interpretation and reinterpretation. 
 
Generalized Linear Models
Statistics 9055
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Jennifer Dungavell

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Prerequisite:  a background in Regression Modeling - suitable for graduates in Psychology and Economics
 
Geography of International Business
Geography 9516
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Milford Green

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Geography of Migration
Geography 9109
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Belinda Dodson

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Enrolment in either the Geography or Migration and Ethnic Relations (MER) graduate programs; OR appropriate background in a relevant social science discipline.
 
Geophysical Forward & Inverse Modelling
Geophysics 9505A
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Geophysics Field School
Geophysics 9509A
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Healthcare Law & Policy
Law 9310
Faculty of Law

Terms: Fall
Contact: Mysty Clapton

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Impact Cratering Short Course and Field School
Planetary Science 9604
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Dr G. Osinski

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This is an intensive 6-day short course and field training program on impact cratering. Refer to: http://cpsx.uwo.ca/study/study-1/graduate-courses for more information.
There are no prerequisites for this course. PLANETSC 9601 (Impact Cratering: Processes and Products) is an antirequisite.
 
Individual & The Organization
PhD Business 9806B
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Winter 2016
Contact: Alison Konrad

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This seminar focuses on micro theories of organizational behaviour, the study of intra-individual level variables such as cognitions, emotions, motives, and attitudes. It also includes the study of individual behaviour such as turnover, citizenship, whistle blowing, deviance, and other individual level variables relevant to organizational behaviour. 
 
Instrumental Methods of Analysis for Engineers
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9180
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: J. Herrera/E. Yanful

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Intensive French Reading Course
French 9005
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Terms: ONLINE Fall/Winter '16/'17 (offered every-other year)
Contact: Graduate Affairs Assistant of French Studies

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Description: The main objective of French 9005 is to help students attain a reading
knowledge of French. The course provides basic tools to understand French
texts and to translate them. It is not meant to help you speak French, nor does it
focus on French writing.
http://www.uwo.ca/french/graduate/courses/interdisciplinary.html
 
International Management
PhD Business 9703
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Winter 2016
Contact: Paul Beamish

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course examines the theoretical evaluation and scope of international management theory and research both as a distinct field of inquiry and as an interdisciplinary resources. Students explore the various underlying theories used to understand international business, including their assumptions and limitations, and examine some of the unique research methodology issues present in international studies.
 
International Protection of Intellectual Property
Law 9630
Faculty of Law

Terms: Winter
Contact: Mysty Clapton

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Introduction to Digital Image Processing
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9201
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: H. Ladak

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Isotope Geochemistry in Earth & Environmental Science
Geology 9506
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Liz Webb

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Suitable for students in Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Civ/Env Eng, Env. Sci.
 
Killing Fields: A Global History of Mass Violence
History 9831
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Prof. F. Schumacher

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

History students have first priority for enrolment
 
Linear Systems and Modern Control Theory
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9506
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: L.J. Brown

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Management of Water Resources Systems
Civil & Environmental Engineering 9564
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: Slobodan P. Simonovic

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Familiarity with systems course (offered as an undergraduate course in Civil Engineering) is beneficial but not prerequisite
 
Managing Risks in Ecosystems: Boreal Ecosystems
Biology 9441L
Faculty of Science

Terms: Summer 2017
Contact: Dr. Irena Creed

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Please visit http://www.uwo.ca/biology/graduate/current/graduate_courses.html
 
Mathematical Methods in Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9170
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: A. Ray

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

CBE 291 or equivalent, or permission of the department.
 
Memory/History and Reconstructions of Identities
Anthropology 9214B
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Professor Randa Farah

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Mineral Deposit Geochemistry
Geology 9552B
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Prerequisite: ES3371A/B or permission of the Dept.
 
Modeling and Control of Power-Electronic Converter Systems 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9404
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: A. Yazdani

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Multivariate Analysis
PhD Business 9702
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Fall 2015
Contact: Chris Higgins

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course will aid students develop thesis level data analysis skills as well as understand the statistics used in the top business journals. The course will cover regression, path analysis, moderation, mediation, structural equation modelling, and hierarchical linear modelling. The material will provide a solid base for advanced courses on these topics.
 
New Course in Microsystems and DSP
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: J. Sabarinathan

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Non-Linear Control Theory
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9502
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: K. McIsaac

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Numerical Methods for Analysis and Design of High-speed Electrical Circuits
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9702
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: A. Dounavis

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Organizational Theory
PhD Business 9826A
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Fall 2015
Contact: Mark Zbaracki

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Students are introduced to key issues and perspectives in organizational theory. Each class is designed to provide some exposure both in important historical contributions and to recent treatments of the topic. Each class also contains both theoretical and empirical contributions. 
 
Partial Differential Equation
Applied Mathematics 9505
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Audrey Kager

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

See Instructor
 
Perspectives in Knowledge Translation
Health & Rehabilitation Sciences 9623B
Faculty of Health Sciences

Terms: Winter 2014
Contact: Nancy Inchley

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the department is required. For permission please contact Nancy Inchley. Health and Rehabilitation Sciences students have first priority for enrolment.
 
Philosophical Foundations of Qualitative Research
Health & Rehabilitation Sciences 9730B
Faculty of Health Sciences

Terms: Winter 2014
Contact: Nancy Inchley

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the department is required. For permission please contact Nancy Inchley. Health and Rehabilitation Sciences students have first priority for enrolment.
 
Physical Principles of Environmental Engineering
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9350
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact:

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Physics of Earthquakes
Geophysics 9524A
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Planetary Image Interpretation
Planetary Science 9762
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Dr P. Stooke

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course is intended to provide experience with the acquisition of planetary map and image data from NASA and other sources, and with the interpretation of these images in a geological context. Refer to: http://cpsx.uwo.ca/study/study-1/graduate-courses for more information.
Cross-listed as Physics 4830. There are no prerequisites for this course.
 
Planetary Science Field School
Planetary Science 9605
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Dr G. Osinski

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

The principle objective of this course is to provide participants with an interdisciplinary field studies experience, with an emphasis on comparative planetology through the study of terrestrial analogues. Refer to: http://cpsx.uwo.ca/study/study-1/graduate-courses for more information.
Prerequisite: PLANETSC 9602 or 9603 (Planetary Science Short Course)
 
Planetary Science Seminar
Planetary Science 9500/9600
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Dr G Osinski

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course allows students to broaden their background and learn about other fields within planetary science. Refer to: http://cpsx.uwo.ca/study/study-1/graduate-courses for more information.
A weekly meeting of all graduate students in the planetary science program. There are no prerequisites for this course.
 
Planetary Science Short Course
Planetary Science 9603
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Dr. G. Osinski

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This is an intensive 7-day course on the fundamental processes that have shaped the terrestrial planets and their moons, and asteroids. Some of the world’s leading planetary science experts will present 1 to 2-day modules. Refer to: http://cpsx.uwo.ca/study/study-1/graduate-courses for more information.
Suitable for students in the sciences, engineering, and geography including advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals from industry and government. There are no prerequisites for this course.
 
Politics of Exhausting Human Rights
Theory and Criticism 9631B
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter 2016
Contact: Melanie Caldwell

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Monday 11:00-2:00
Permission of the program is required.

 
Process Intensification & Innovation
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9464
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall 2011
Contact: H. Gomaa

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Public and Private Partnership
Pathology 9520
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Terms: Winter
Contact: Tracey Koning

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

The course is open to CIHR – STP Awardees and other graduate students and clinical trainees with permission of the course coordinators (subject to enrollment limitations). Pathology and CIHR - Strategic Students have priority. This course runs every-other
 
Public International Law
Law 9225
Faculty of Law

Terms: Fall and Winter
Contact: Mysty Clapton

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Random Signals, Adaptive and Kalman Filtering 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9203
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: V. Parsa

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Research Methods
PhD Business 9704
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Fall 2015 & Winter 2016
Contact: Matt Thomson

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Open to PhD students. The big idea behind this course is to introduce different ways of conducting research. The focus is on methodological issues. It will help you develop skills to conduct and evaluate research. By the end of the course, you will have some appreciation of the research process and options. The course also delves into related issues drawn from the Philosophies of Science.

 
Researching Lived Experience - Feminist Methodologies
Women's Studies 9560B
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Terms: Winter 2016
Contact: Dr Erica Lawson

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Risk Assessment & Management in Engineering Science
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9185
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Summer
Contact: New Course

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Robot Manipulators 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9503
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: R.V. Patel

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Scientific Computing
Applied Mathematics 9502
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Dr. Karttunen

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Previous course on numerical methods, working knowledge of C++, C, or Fortran.

 
Scientific Leadership
Biology 9917L
Faculty of Science

Terms: Summer 2017
Contact: Dr Brent Sinclair & Dr Louise Milligan

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course is aimed at senior PhD students. In Biology, completion of the proposal assessment milestone is a prerequisite.
Auditing the course is not permitted.

 
Smart Simulation Techniques Beyond Molecular Dynamics
Chemistry 9554
Faculty of Science

Terms: TBA
Contact: Styliani Constas

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

1st year calculus or algebra, any basic physical or thermodynamics background
 
Social Work Administration
Social Work 9605A

Terms: Fall
Contact: Kylene Dube

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to assume a variety roles in the administration and leadership of human service organizations. Special emphasis is given to the importance of teamwork and to the role of supervision in the operation of effective human service organizations. Other topics covered include general, human resource and financial administration as well as organizational leadership.
Offered Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
 
Soft Computing
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9601
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: J. Samarabandu

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Software Engineering for Human-Computer Interface Design 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9200
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Summer
Contact: R. Eagleson

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Software Evolution 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9602
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: M. Capretz

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Special Topics in Anthropology: Biocultural Anthropology
Anthropology 9900B
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Professor Alexis Dolphin

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Special Topics in Statistics
PhD Business 9712
Ivey School of Business

Terms: Winter 2016
Contact: Ann Peng

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

This course will develop data analysis skills using structural equation modeling techniques. The topics include path analysis, latent factor models, latent growth models, and multilevel models. The primary objective is to apply the appropriate statistical techniques to test the research questions. Software packages would primarily be MPLUS and HLM.
 
Sustainable Resource Development
Geology 9702B
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Jen Heidenheim

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Teach the Controversy
Biology 9214
Faculty of Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Dr. Andre Lachance

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Please visit http://www.uwo.ca/biology/graduate/current/graduate_courses.html
 
Telerobotics
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9510
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Summer
Contact: I. Polushin

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Test Construction
Health & Rehabilitation Sciences 9789B
Faculty of Health Sciences

Terms: Winter 2014
Contact: Nancy Inchley

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the department is required. For permission please contact Nancy Inchley. Health and Rehabilitation Sciences students have first priority for enrolment.
 
Theology and Interpretation
Theology 9511
Huron University College

Terms: varies
Contact: Sandra Rice

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of chair + instructor
 
Theology and Practice
Theology 9510
Huron University College

Terms: varies
Contact: Sandra Rice

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of chair + instructor
 
Theology in the Global Context
Theology 9512
Huron University College

Terms: varies
Contact: Sandra Rice

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of chair + instructor
 
Theory and Application of Protective Relays (cross-listed- ECE 4456b)
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9402
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: T.S. Sidhu

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Tools for Spectroscopic Study of Minerals
Geophysics 9528
Faculty of Science

Terms: Winter
Contact: Sean Shieh

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Mech. Eng., Material Eng., Physics, Chemistry
 
Topics in 20th Century Music: Music and the Cold War
Music 9542b
Don Wright Faculty of Music

Terms: Winter 2016
Contact: Dr. Emily Abrams Ansari

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the instructor is required.
 
Topics in Anthropology & Embodiment: Contagion, Plague & Public Health
Anthropology 9217A
Faculty of Social Science

Terms: Fall
Contact: Professor Regna Darnell

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:


 
Topics in Health & Aging
Health & Rehabilitation Sciences 9740
Faculty of Health Sciences

Terms: Winter 2014
Contact: Nancy Inchley

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Permission of the department is required. For permission please contact Nancy Inchley. Health and Rehabilitation Sciences students have first priority for enrolment.
 
Transatlantic Studies
Spanish 9785Y
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Terms: Fall and Winter
Contact: Victoria Wolff

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

Transatlantic Studies which is offered on Fridays 3:30-5:30pm. The course is taught by Professor Victoria Wolff. This course brings together students and internationally reknowned researchers to discuss different approaches to culture and language. Permission of the instructor is required.
 
Transport Processes
Chemical & Biochemical Engineering 9160
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Fall
Contact: A. Ray

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

With permission of the department.
 
Understanding Disease
Pathology 9240
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Terms: Fall
Contact: Tracey Koning

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor
 
Wireless Communications: Design and Simulation 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 9308
Faculty of Engineering

Terms: Winter
Contact: X. Wang

Prerequisites, Background Knowledge, Restrictions:

with permission of the instructor