York University

Graduate Studies

Physics and Astronomy

Address:

4700 Keele Street

North York, ON

Canada

Phone:

416-736-5000

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program 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. The program is recognized for offering students invaluable research opportunities through its affiliation with important international endeavours including: the space-borne Gravity Probe B mission developed by NASA and Stanford University; the ATLAS detector in the LHC accelerator ring at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland; the international ATRAP collaboration, centred in Harvard and in CERN, which is exploring the physics of antimatter through its work with cold anti-hydrogen atoms; the Wind Imaging Interferometer (WINDII) onboard the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS), the operations centre for which is located at York. Please visit the program website for more information.

Accreditation:

-

International Student Requirements:

Refer to the international credentials information for your country.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes