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Why Physics at Ryerson?

Downtown Campus
Study in Toronto, close to world-class teaching hospitals, networking and research opportunities

State-of-the-Art Medical Physics
Gain hands-on skills in the latest methodologies. 90% of our graduates stay in the field.  

CAMPEP Accredited Program
The only one available in Toronto, providing an optional pathway into medical physics residency

Complex Systems
Build tools for this growing field. We’re one of the few schools in Canada that offer formal training.  

Charlotte Ferworn

“At Ryerson, I have extensive access to new equipment and training at St Michael’s Hospital. I’m now researching cancer treatment planning for ultrasound and microbubble therapy. I enjoy conducting experiments using applications that can help patients directly.”
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Charlotte Ferworn
PhD Candidate

Mark D'Souza

“Thanks to Ryerson, I’m conducting research at the Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital, which hosts one of the world’s most advanced radiotherapy programs. I’m now gaining hands-on experience with the latest technologies in cancer treatment.”
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Mark D'Souza
PhD Candidate

Every successful applicant* receives funding

With admission for Fall 2022, all domestic PhD and MSc students earn while they learn.  

$22K+ yearly package (MSc)

$26K+ yearly package (PhD)

These amounts are typical — and renewable based on performance. You may be eligible to apply for additional scholarships, which could boost your funding package even higher.

* guaranteed only for successful domestic applicants

Choose your specialization

With our research-intensive graduate programs, you’ll work closely with a supervising professor in one of three field specializations:
 

Complex Systems
Use physics tools to navigate nonlinear, dynamical systems in this flexible, intellectually diverse field

Biomedical Physics
Apply physics-based concepts to biomedical diagnostic and treatment methodologies

CAMPEP Medical Physics
Training in biomedical physics, plus supervised clinical shadowing at a regional cancer centre

Explore research areas

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MSc Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a four-year undergraduate (or equivalent) degree in physics, biology, engineering, biochemistry, chemistry, or mathematics from an accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA: 3.33/4.33 (B+) in the last two years of study
  • Statement of Interest
  • Resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • English language proficiency requirement

PhD Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a master’s degree in physics, engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA: 3.67/4.33 (A-)
  • Statement of Interest
  • Resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • English language proficiency requirement

First consideration date*: December 3, 2021

* Apply early to guarantee a review of your application. Applications received after December 3, 2021 will be reviewed based on available spaces remaining.
 

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