The graduate programs listed below participate in the Collaborative Master's Program in Optics. The program focuses on the study of optics, photonics, and the interaction of light and matter. Optics is a truly multidisciplinary field, crossing the boundaries between pure and applied science. The collaborative program allows students to explore these multidisciplinary aspects.

Students who wish to participate in the collaborative program must be admitted to both a master's program in one of the collaborating graduate departments mentioned above and the collaborative program. Submit an application form, available from the collaborative program office (the Institute for Optical Sciences); normal deadlines for application to the School of Graduate Studies apply. Students who have already been admitted to a master's program in a home department may apply to the collaborative program within the first month of their program.

Upon successful completion of the master's degree requirements of the participating home department and the collaborative program, students receive the notation “Completed Collaborative Program in Optics” on their transcript and parchment.​​

Participating Degree Programs

Chemistry – MSc
Electrical and Computer Engineering – MASc
Materials Science and Engineering – MASc
Physics – MSc

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