Physics and Astronomy


Pre-Masters | M.Sc. | Ph.D.


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.


Master of Science

A M.Sc. degree in physics normally consists of both coursework and a thesis. The Comprehensive M.Sc. program in medical physics is a two-year (18-month coursework, 6-month research project) program that requires 36 credits. A clinical research project in an approved laboratory and the submission of a research report is also required. On completion of the coursework and research project, the student will be required to pass a comprehensive oral examination.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Honours B.Sc. degree in Physics and Astronomy, Mathematics and Physics, or Engineering Physics
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian/US

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September May 1 Apply
Winter January September 1 Apply
Summer May/June January 1 Apply

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September February 15 Apply
Winter January June 15 Apply
Summer May/June October 15 Apply

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Doctor of Philosophy

The Ph.D. option consists of coursework and a substantial research component.

Expected Duration

  • 4 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • M.Sc. degree
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian/US

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September May 1 Apply
Winter January September 1 Apply
Summer May/June January 1 Apply

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September February 15 Apply
Winter January June 15 Apply
Summer May/June October 15 Apply

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Pre-Masters

Students with undergraduate course deficiencies may be admitted to the Pre-Masters program to complete the background requirements.

Expected Duration

  • 1 year

Program Fees

Application Requirements

  • Bachelors degree. Contact the Department for further information.

Department-Specific Documents

  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian/US

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September July 1 Apply
Winter January November 1 Apply
Summer May/June March 1 Apply

International

Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall September April 1 Apply
Winter January August 1 Apply
Summer May/June December 1 Apply

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Notes

*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.


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