York University - Graduate Studies

Physics and Astronomy

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Astronomy
Physics, General
Description:Students perform research in mainstream areas of physics and astronomy, or are offered the unique opportunity to undertake interdisciplinary projects through collaboration in a number of research centres. You'll benefit from excellent facilities, a high-calibre of professors — including six Canada Research Chairs — and close connections to interdisciplinary centres at York in fields such as Atmospheric Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, Mass Spectrometry and Vision Research.
URL:Physics and Astronomy at York University - Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
  • Graduate Record Examination
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Graduates with an honours degree, or equivalent, in astronomy, physics, or engineering physics from a recognized university with at least B+ standing (or at least second class honours from a United Kingdom university), may be admitted as Candidates for the M.Sc. degree. Applicants holding such degrees in which a deficiency is evident in critical areas of background preparation may be required to register in appropriate courses at the senior undergraduate level to raise their qualifications to the minimum admission level.

* 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 November 26, 2022