Graduate studies Programmes of Study - Department of Physics

The Department of Physics offers graduate programmes for both military and civilian students leading to the degrees of Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the following fields:

Details about course offerings and requirements can be found in the RMC Graduate Calendar .

MSc programme:

Admission to the MSc programme normally requires an honours baccalaureate in Physics or a related field.

Two MSc programme patterns are available: a "thesis" MSc which requires at least 4 graduate courses and a research thesis, and a "project" MSc which requires at least 8 graduate courses and a research project.

Exceptional thesis MSc students may be eligible for direct transfer to the PhD programme

PhD programme:

Admission to the PhD programme normally requires an MSc in Physics or a related field.


A large variety of graduate courses at Queen's University via the Queen's-RMC memorandum of understanding.


Graduate tuition and activity fees are summarized on the www pages of the College Registrar Academic Fees.


CF members are normally supported through their sponsoring organization. Civilian students must arrange support with the proposed supervisor.

How to apply:

Application forms and instructions are available on the www pages of the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research

Inquiries regarding graduate studies should be directed to the Coordinator of Graduate Studies .



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