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Physics and Astronomy

University of Calgary

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
1784 CAD/module
764 CAD/module
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Tuition fee
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About

The course-based MSc in Physics and Astronomy program from University of Calgary appeals to students wishing to gain research experience in physics, astronomy or radiation oncology.

Overview

The MSc in Physics and Astronomy program from University of Calgar connects students with state-of-the-art experimental and computational facilities both here and at collaborating institutions, and with world-renowned researchers in one of several focus areas: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Complexity, Environmental and Isotope Physics, Quantum Information and Quantum, Atomic, and Molecular Optics, and Space Physics. These focus areas lie within program specializations that students apply to: Physics, Astrophysics or Space Physics. 

Admission is competitive, favouring students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership.

Specializations

  • Astrophysics
  • Physics
  • Space Physics

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • radio
  • optical
  • infrared and space astronomy
  • computational astrophysics
  • star formation
  • interstellar medium
  • general relativity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
86
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • An honours BSc degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Engineering physics, Astronomy/Astrophysics, or a related scientific field.
  • Two reference letters

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1784 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1784 CAD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    764 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 764 CAD per module and a duration of 24 months.

(per 3 units)

Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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Physics and Astronomy
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University of Calgary

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