Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo


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Program Information

School:Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Physics, General
Description:Our research-intensive department focuses on five areas of research: astrophysics, biological physics, condensed matter physics, optics, and quantum computing, with faculty members specializing in theoretical, experimental and computational tools.

Over the last decade, the department has grown to become a major powerhouse of research, housing 42 faculty members and approximately 230 graduate students, attracting the top research funding per faculty at the University. Browsing through faculty websites, you will find exciting new discoveries in both fundamental and applied aspects of physics, represented by publications in top international scholarly journals
URL:Physics at Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    An Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Science with at least a 75% standing.
    Application Notes :
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Physics subject test scores for all students who have completed their post-secondary education outside of Canada.
  • Supplementary information form
  • Transcript(s)
  • 3 References: 2 of which are normally from academic sources
  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)
  • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 01, 2022