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Health and Radiation Physics, M.Sc.

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The M.Sc. in Health and Radiation Physics is relatively course intensive and is designed to provide the education, training and professional development required for a career in Health Physics.

This program may be pursued part time. Applicants who are interested in this option should contact the program administration at an early stage of their application.

M.Sc. Degree


Normal admission requirements are a B.Sc. honours degree, at least B+ standing (or equivalent) in Physics, Biophysics, Engineering Physics, or Chemistry, or some course of study approved by the Radiation Sciences Graduate Program.




A candidate for the M.Sc. degree must:

Additional Required Courses

Students must complete satisfactorily one additional 700-level course from the following list:

Comprehensive Examination

Pass a final comprehensive examination.

Research Report

Complete and defend a research report based on a project approved by the Program.

Course Substitutions

A student with a strong background in Health and Radiation Physics may be permitted to replace one or more of the core courses with relevant courses approved by the Department. A student may not take more than one 600-level full graduate course to satisfy the minimum course requirements.

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