THE MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE
The basic qualification for admission consists of a Bachelor's degree with adequate specialization in Physics, obtained with first or second class honours or an A or B average. Students with deficiencies may be required to make up these deficiencies by registering in undergraduate courses or by following a program of supervised reading.
Applicants whose academic credentials are difficult to assess may be required to write the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) administered by the Educational Testing Service. Inquiries should be made at the time of application. Details of the examination may be obtained from the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., 08540.
1) The requirements for the degree of Master of Science may be satisfied by pursuing a program of studies consisting of:
(a) at least four graduate courses and a thesis; or
(b) at least six graduate courses and a major paper; or
(c) not less than eight graduate courses.
2) 64-510, 64-520, 64-550 and 64-551 will be required of all candidates.
Candidates proceeding to the M.Sc. by either of the above options may include in their program, with the approval of the program coordinator, two undergraduate courses.
3) Candidates who are proceeding to the M.Sc. by course work alone may be permitted to include in their programs four courses in Mathematics.
GRADUATE STUDIES FACULTY REGULATIONS