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Introduction to Graduate Studies

It is hoped that the information in these pages will answer many of your questions about our research and graduate programs in physics and engineering physics. If you have questions, desire more information on our graduate or research programs, or wish to obtain application materials please feel free to contact: 

Chair of Graduate Affairs 

Department of Physics and Engineering Physics

University of Saskatchewan 

116 Science Place

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E2


Phone: (306) 966-6393 

Fax: (306) 966-6400


The University of Saskatchewan was established in 1907 and now has an enrolment of approximately 18,000 undergraduate students and 2000 graduate students. The university is located on a 1000 hectare site along the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon; a beautiful, self-sufficient city with a population of 200,000. Students who are seeking an alternative to the confinement of Canada's major urban areas will enjoy the open spaces and freedom of Saskatoon without sacrificing the benefits associated with larger cities.

The Department of Physics and Engineering Physics offers graduate programs leading to MSc and PhD degrees in Physics or in Engineering Physics. Our department has a strong commitment to its research programs and facilities. Graduate students work closely with their supervisors, participate in all aspects of research, and are recognized for their important contributions to our research programs. This results in an environment where students can obtain excellent training in their discipline. Combined enrolment in our MSc and PhD programs ranges between 60 and 70 students. 

The research activities of our faculty members and research scientists include strong international collaborations. The research specialties of our department include experimental, observational or theoretical aspects of the following fields: 

Major physics research facilities at the University of Saskatchewan include:


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