Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

Physics (M.Sc.)

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Physics, General
Description:Find solutions for today’s biggest questions facing science and technology, instrumentation, measurement techniques, and model development.

Choose from two program options available on a full-time or part-time basis, the thesis program or the course work program. Select from many areas of research such as, particle astrophysics, medical physics, theoretical condensed matter physics, theoretical nuclear physics, and radiotherapy physics.

URL:Physics (M.Sc.) at Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Areas of Research:Particle astrophysics, medical physics, theoretical condensed matter physics, and theoretical nuclear physics.
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Physicists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
Application Notes : For admission to a degree program, a student must meet one of the language requirements listed below in addition to the academic requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum score: 230 computer-based, 570 paper-based, 88 Internet-based); International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)(minimum score: 6.5); Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) (minimum score: 80); Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment Test (minimum score: 70, with 60 in writing proficiency); Cambridge English Proficiency (minimum result: C); Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE) (minimum score: 60); Three years of full time senior-level studies in an English-language secondary school or post-secondary institution (official documents required) (evaluated on an individual basis; at the Admissions Committee's discretion); or Laurentian EAP Level 3 exam with a score of 70% or higher.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    For admission into the program, students require an honours degree (or equivalent) in Physics. Applicants who have an honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriately related science or engineering area can be admitted directly into the program but may be required to complete a few extra courses at the undergraduate level. Completion of a qualifying year will be required for students having only a general degree. In addition, for admission as either full- or part-time graduate students, candidates must submit proof of upper second-class standing (no less than 75%) in the last year of a four-year undergraduate B.Sc. degree in Physics, Biomedical Physics or equivalent.

    * 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 December 30, 2017