At York University, interdisciplinary research and dynamic academic engagement are at the core of our approach to Graduate Studies. York is committed to making your education a meaningful and rewarding experience. Select a program below to view a program’s website, admissions and degree requirements, news and events, course information, policies and more.
Graduate Studies in Science
Biology (MSc and PhD)
Graduate studies in Biology at York U are firmly based on cutting-edge research. We have over 60 faculty appointed to our graduate program including many award-winning and internationally recognized researchers.
Chemistry (MSc and PhD)
York’s Graduate Program in Chemistry offers a wide range of study and research leading to the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. These include the areas of Analytical Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Mass Spectrometry, and Physical Chemistry.
Mathematics and Statistics (MA, MSc and PhD)
Our department has several research groups with interests in many subfields of mathematics and statistics. Our graduate programs provide both depth and breadth of knowledge in mathematics and statistics to help students tackle challenging problems in theory and applications, and many go on to successful careers in academia, industry and public service worldwide. Our strongest students win various prestigious awards and scholarships, including NSERC, CIHR, OGS and QEII.
Physics and Astronomy (MSc and PhD)
The Graduate Program in Physics and Astronomy focuses on a wide range of study and
research in the following areas: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics, Biological Physics, Chemical & Condensed Matter Physics, Earth, Atmospheric, Space & Engineering (Planetary Physics), and High Energy & Particle Physics.
Science and Technology (MA and PhD)
Science and Technology Studies offers an interdisciplinary program of study focused on the critical role of science and technology in society, both past and present. Research in the field applies the methods and theories of the humanities, social sciences, and cultural studies to the examination of technology and scientific knowledge and practice.
Lassonde Science Graduate Programs
Computer Science & Engineering (MASc, MSc, and PhD)
The programs focus on a range of sub-disciplines including real-time and concurrent systems; artificial intelligence, computer vision, graphics and robotics; biomedical engineering; micro/nanoelectronics networks; power and renewable energy systems software; and parallel algorithms and architectures.
Earth and Space Science (MSc and PhD)
The Graduate Program in Earth and Space Science is a multidisciplinary research program offered by the Department of Earth & Space Science & Engineering in partnership with the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science (CRESS) at Lassonde.