M.Sc. On Campus

Radiation Sciences (Medical Physics-Radiation Biology)

McMaster University

24 months
11396 CAD/year
4204 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Radiation Sciences (Medical Physics-Radiation Biology) program from McMaster University is broadly interdisciplinary, bridging the fields of medicine, biology, engineering and physical science.


The Radiation Sciences (Medical Physics-Radiation Biology) program at McMaster University provides scientific method and knowledge to certain industrial sectors, especially the Health Care and Nuclear industries.

Key Features 

  • The program consists of a research thesis-based MSc in three streams, Medical Physics, Radiation Biology and Medical Radiation Sciences. 
  • Research is conducted with faculty using McMaster radiation facilities or at area hospitals

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Radiation Health Risks and Benefits or
  • Radiation Effects in Plants and Animals
  • Modern Radiation Biology - Implications for the certainty with which scientific positions are held
  • Advanced Clinical Practicum in Medical Radiation Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
  • Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.
  • Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s. Please contact the program for specific details.
  • Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
  • The admission decision is not subject to appeal
  • Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11396 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5698 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4204 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2102 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Hamilton

1163 - 1630 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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