McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies


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School:McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Physics, General
Description:The doctoral program provides all the tools required for a competitive career in academic settings, as well as in industry or other fields. The multidisciplinary nature of the Department exposes students to a vast array of research interests and experimental or theoretical approaches. Graduate research activities leading to the presentation of a Ph.D. thesis involve original work, with distinct contributions to knowledge. Our graduate program offers training in a unique and multidisciplinary environment in Canada's top university and may involve an extended stay at one of the world's major research laboratories.

URL:Physics at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,991
National: $4,991
International: $1,870

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
The normal requirement is an M.Sc. in Physics or equivalent, but exceptional students may be considered for direct entry to the Ph.D. program. On the recommendation of the Departmental Graduate Committee, fast-tracking from the M.Sc. program into the Ph.D. program may be granted after one year, if: the student has fulfilled the M.Sc. coursework requirements, or; the Committee determines that the student qualifies based on the student's academic record. All students who transfer to the Ph.D. program are required to fulfil Ph.D. coursework requirements in addition to the courses taken as an M.Sc. candidate.

* 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 September 19, 2022