At a glance:

Application and document submission deadline

  • January 9 (for admission in September)
  • June 1 (for admission in January of the following year)
  • October 1 (for admission in May of the following year)

Graduate research fields

  • Astrophysics and Gravitation
  • Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics
  • Biophysics
  • Chemical Physics
  • Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
  • Industrial and Applied Physics
  • Quantum Computing
  • Subatomic Physics

Graduate specializations

  • Quantum Technology (coursework option only)

Study options

  • Thesis
  • Master's Research Paper
  • Coursework

Minimum admission requirements

  • An Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Science with at least a 75% standing
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Physics subject test scores for all students who have completed their post-secondary education outside of Canada
  • Three references, two academic
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25 speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • To determine the tuition and incidental fees per term for your program, visit the Graduate program tuition page on the Finance website. Once you are on the page:
    • Choose your program type: master’s & diploma programs or doctoral programs
    • Choose your residency status: Canadian/permanent resident or international
    • Choose a term (tuition amounts for future terms are posted approximately two months prior to the start of each term and incidental fees are subject to change)
    • Find your program under the appropriate faculty. Tuition amounts are listed per term, with three terms occurring over the course of a year.
  • Review the study and living costs