Physics, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
12 months
18168 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Physics from University of Ottawa combines the research strengths of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. 


At Physics from University of Ottawa research facilities are shared between the two campuses. Students have access to the professors, courses and facilities at both universities; however, they must enroll at the “home university” of the thesis supervisor.

Students at Physics from University of Ottawa will gain knowledge in:

  • Condensed matter
  • High energy physics
  • Biological physics
  • Medical physics
  • Photonics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Solid State Physics
  • Type I & II Superconductors
  • Advanced Topics in Medical Physics
  • Physics of Macromolecules
  • Physics, Chemistry and Characterization of Mineral Systems
  • Computational Methods in Material Sciences
  • Semiconductor Physics
  • Optical Properties
  • Physics of Fiber Optic Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be the holder of a bachelor’s degree with a specialization, or a major in physics (or equivalent) with a minimum average of 70% (B).
  • Demonstrate a good academic performance as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills.
  • Resume
  • A letter of intent outlining your career goals and proposed research area.
  • We recommend that you contact potential thesis supervisors early. To register, you need to be accepted by a thesis supervisor.
  • International students must show proof of funding in the form of a supervisor stipend and a combination of scholarships and/or in-trust accounts.
  • A good knowledge of either English or French and good ability to write in English is required.
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18168 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9084 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
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