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Physics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The department has a vibrant core faculty of 30 researchers covering the areas of astronomy, condensed matter physics, medical physics, atmospheric physics and planetary science.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario.

Programme Structure

Fields of Research

  • Astrophysics
  • Condensed Matter
  • Medical Physics
  • Planetary Physics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic Applicants:

    • January 15 - recommended for Fall term.

    International Applicants:

    • March 1 - Fall Term
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Four-year B.Sc. degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Astronomy or a related area.
  • Achieved at least a 70% (B) average in upper level Physical Science and Mathematical courses.

Additional Requirements

  • International students are encouraged to take the GRE-Physics exam to both strengthen their application and to help the Admissions Committee more fairly evaluate it.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28874 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14437 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    20250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10125 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for London

  • 1037 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Funding Details

  • Western Funding Package

Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

  • Canadian Institutes and Health Research (CIHR)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

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