About this Degree
The department carries out research in experimental and theoretical physics in the following fields: atmospheric physics, geophysics, quantum optics, condensed matter physics, subatomic physics and astrophysics, and biophysics. The department has close ties with the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA). This association enables students to work and consult with leading theorists who are appointed to, or who are visiting, CITA.
The Physics MSc program at the University of Toronto is directed primarily to qualified students seeking a career in scientific research, with an emphasis on doctoral-stream studies. The MSc can be taken both with or without a thesis, the latter being the norm.
- a Research Report, which consists of a 6000-series research course appropriate to the field of physics (1.0 FCE) and PHY3400Y (1.0 FCE).
- graduate lecture courses (2.0 FCEs);
- selection of the program is made by the student and faculty advisor in consultation with the Associate Chair.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
3.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs]
DisciplinesPhysics Astronomy & Space Sciences View 14 other Masters in Astronomy & Space Sciences in Canada
Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Physics' additional admission requirements stated below.
An appropriate bachelor's degree with a final-year average equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B.
Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must demonstrate proficiency in English.
International27520 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 12 months.
National6210 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 12 months.
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