Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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Astronomy (Ph.D.)

Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study:Astronomy
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,909


The PhD Astronomy program consists of eight lecture-based courses (credit may be given for relevant graduate courses already taken), a graduate seminar series, and a research dissertation. Students can pursue original significant research and become world authorities in any of the areas represented by our faculty members. Our program offers many opportunities for student interaction with faculty and visiting researchers.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Master of Science degree in Astronomy, Physics, or a related field.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Supplemental Form
    Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended.
    Three (3) recommendation forms.
    A current CV/Resume.
    Official Proof of English Language Proficiency (if required).

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 03, 2022