At a glance:

Research areas

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

Minimum admission requirements

  • Normally a Master's degree in Physics, with at least a 75% standing.
  • Students with an undergraduate degree in Physics may apply for admission directly to the PhD program. Successful applicants will have an outstanding academic record, breadth of knowledge in physics, and strong letters of recommendation.
  • Gradaute Record Examination (GRE) Physics subject test scores for all students who have completed their post-secondary education outside of Canada.
  • Three academic references
  • 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

  • Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and $470.90 incidental fees per term (as of fall 2019)
  • International students, full-time: $6,972.00 tuition and $682.90 incidental fees per term (as of fall 2019)
  • Study and living costs

Application deadline

  • October 1, 2019 (for admission in May 2020)
  • January 9, 2020 (for admission in September 2020)
  • June 1, 2020 (for admission in January 2021)