Physics (MSc)

In the Physics program, students gain extensive experience in research, critical thinking and essential communication, and technical skills.  This will prepare them for successful careers in industry, academic and other institutions, and organizations.  Hands-on use of our sophisticated equipment provides excellent training and gives our graduates a significant advantage in the job market.  Recent research activities have been geared towards applied material science, studies of the structural, magnetic, transport and optical properties of thin-film, single crystal and bulk materials, the structural and physical characteristics of biological membranes and membrane proteins and problems in computational, mathematical and theoretical physics.


  • Theoretical Physics
  • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science
  • Biophysics

Entry point:

  • January, May, September


  • Thesis – 6 terms (2 years)

Application deadline:

Applications are considered when received. Please contact the program directly for more details.


Admission requirements

  1. Check the university requirements and the program requirements.
  2. Complete the online application and submit the non-refundable application fee.
  3. You will need to submit your transcripts as well as the following program specific materials:
    • Two academic references are required.
    • A statement of research interests
    • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) — recommended for international students, but not required

Career outcomes

  • PH.D. Programs in Physics
  • Private sector research and development
  • Applied scientist
  • Technical sales and support
  • Consultant
  • Scientific/technical writer
  • Instrument/equipment design
  • Laboratory technician