MASc Degree Overview

Funding

If accepted into our Graduate program, students at the Master's level are guaranteed a minimum stipend of $26,642/year for a two year period.

The stipend is made up of funding you receive as a TA (teaching assistant), as well as internal fellowships and bursaries and support from your supervisor.

The amounts cited above represent the minimum; stipends can range up to ~$34,000 if students are awarded external scholarships (NSERC, OGS, etc).

Graduate tuition fees for domestic and international students can be found on the Office of the University Registrar's Tuition & Fees page.

Degree Requirements

In order to receive a MASc from the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy, the following must be completed:

Research and Thesis

Completion of a research project and presentation of a thesis within two years of initial registration.

Courses

The Departmental requirements for the master's degree program are a minimum of four term-length courses. At most, one of these four graduate level term-length courses can be jointly offered (double-numbered) with an undergraduate course. At least two term-length courses must be from among those offered by the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy.  At most two term-length courses may be taken from a department other than the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy, subject to the approval of the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy.

Accelerated MSc or MASc

If you are an undergraduate student with the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy, an accelerated option for a MSc / MASc is available. More information can be found on the undergraduate pages:

Accelerated MSc Accelerated MASc