Science in Physics (MSC)

Admission requirements
  • Be registered full-time in the Master of Science in Physics
  • Have an admission average of (B+ or 75%) and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 7.0 (B+ or 75%) in courses taken at the University of Ottawa
  • Pay the required CO-OP fees (see below).
  • Start the program in the fall term (this is necessary due to CO-OP placement cycles)

CO-OP programs have limited enrolment. Meeting the admission criteria does not guarantee you a place. Admission is based on your CGPA. We admit those with the highest CGPA first.

Work/Study sequences

Default Sequence

Year of Study Fall Winter Summer
1 Study Study Work 1
2 Study - -

CO-OP fees

As a CO-OP student, you also pay CO-OP fees (announced every year by the Registrar) for the session before your first work term and then for every work term, up to and including your last one.

Some of our employers include
  • [List to come]
Examples of tasks at work
  • Biological physics
  • Condensed matter
  • Data analysis
  • High energy physics
  • Laboratory measurements
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Medical physics
  • Photonics
  • Problem-solving
  • Scientific calculations
  • Technical writing
Student salaries
Work term reports guidelines
  • To come
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