The related Graduate Program in Earth & Space Science, provide a means for those members of the Departments of Earth & Space Science & Engineering, Physics & Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science & Engineering and Mathematics & Statistics, whose research interests strongly overlap, to work closely together on programs of mutual interest.
Their resources and experience are pooled in comprehensive, fundamental and applied, experimental, observational and theoretical research programs. Specific areas of reseach include, Atmospheric and Planetary Science, Geophysics, lidar and passive remote sensing of the Earth’s surface and atmosphere, Geomatics Engineering, and Space Engineering.
The Earth & Space Science MSc program at York University invites applications from students expected to graduate from a 4 year undergraduate degree with excellent academic standing, or those with an MSc degree. Students are accepted from a wide range of backgrounds, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and engineering. Current Earth and Space Science graduate students number approximately 65.
To facilitate interdisciplinary research the Earth and Space Science Program faculty consist of regular York University faculty, members of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, who hold an appointment in one of the following undergraduate departments at York University: Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Space Science & Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Astronomy, or Psychology. In addition, there are a number of adjunct members from industry, government or private research laboratories, and other universities.
The program at the MSc level at York University offers a choice of three formats:
- research thesis plus 2 courses of which one half course may be a Research Evaluation course;
- research project plus course work;
- Directed Readings
- Time Series and Spectral Analysis
- Molecular Spectroscopy
- Space Geodynamics
- Spectral Imaging of the Atmosphere
- Physical Principles of Remote Sensing
- Earth and Planetary Physics
- Atmospheric Dynamics
- 24 months
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International12550 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6275 CAD per semester during 24 months.
National2870 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 24 months.
Part time tuition fees:
- National students - $717
- International students - $3137
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