Master of Applied Science in Engineering Physics (MASc)

Quick Facts

Master of Applied Science
Mode of delivery
On campus
Engineering Physics
Program Components
Coursework + Thesis required
Faculty of Science


UBC Engineering Physics is the ideal program for those who strive to invent new devices, advance science, and pursue careers at the leading edge of high-technology, both locally and internationally.



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Tuition / Program Costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$102.00$165.00
Tuition *
Installments per year33
Tuition per installment$1,600.60$2,811.98
Tuition per year$4,801.80$8,435.94
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible) $3,200.00 (-)
Other Fees and Costs
Student Fees (yearly)$923.38 (approx.)
Costs of living (yearly)starting at $16,884.10 (check cost calculator)
* Regular, full-time tuition. For on-leave, extension, continuing or part time (if applicable) fees see UBC Calendar.
All fees for the year are subject to adjustment and UBC reserves the right to change any fees without notice at any time, including tuition and student fees. In case of a discrepancy between this webpage and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct.

Statistical Data

Enrolment Data

Offers 235 
New registrations 113 
Total enrolment2553 
Admissions data refer to all UBC Vancouver applications, offers, new registrants for each year, May to April [data updated: 12 July 2017]. Enrolment data are based on March 1 snapshots.

Research Supervisors

This list shows faculty members with full supervisory privileges who are affiliated with this program. It is not a comprehensive list of all potential supervisors as faculty from other programs or faculty members without full supervisory privileges can request approvals to supervise graduate students in this program.

  • Affleck, Ian Keith (Condensed matter theory, quantum magnetism, quantum impurities, high-Tc superconductivity, low dimensional magnetism, quantum wires and dots, high energy theory, impurities in metals)
  • Berciu, Mona (condensed matter theory, strongly correlated systems, polarons, bipolarons)
  • Bonn, Douglas Andrew (Condensed matter, high temperature superconductors, microwave measurements, crystal growth)
  • Bryman, Douglas (Experimental Particle Physics, Applied physics)
  • Celler, Anna (nuclear medicine; imaging; SPECT; PET; diagnostic imaging; radiology; nuclear physics; dosimetry; targeted radiotherapy, Physics of medical imaging, nuclear physics)
  • Choptuik, Matthew (Theoretical physics, Relativity/Computational Physics )
  • Damascelli, Andrea (Electronic structure of solids, strongly correlated electron systems, low dimensional spin systems, thin films and nanostructures, transition metal oxides, high-Tc superconductors, linear and nonlinear optical spectroscopies, angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy, photoelectron spectroscopy, synchrotron based spectroscopies., Electronic structure of novel complex systems in nanostructured materials)
  • Folk, Joshua (Quantum devices, Majorana fermions , Strongly correlated electronics, Topological phenomena, Fractional quantum Hall effect, Vanderwaals heterostructures)
  • Franz, Marcel (Condensed matter theory )
  • Gladman, Brett (Astronomy, Planetary Science, meteorites, astrobiology, Solar system formation and evolution)
  • Halpern, Mark (Cosmology, Cosmic background radiation, history of star formation, measuring the geometry and contents of the Universe, satellites, balloon-borne telescopes, the physics of music, Physics of music, Cosmic Microwave Background, Physical Cosmology, Star formation history)
  • Hansen, Carl (Single-Cell Analysis, Molecular Diagnostics, genomics)
  • Hasinoff, Michael (Low-energy particle physics)
  • Hearty, Christopher (Subatomic physics, Experimental Particle Physics Research)
  • Hepburn, John (Chemical physics)
  • Heyl, Jeremy (neutron stars, high-energy astrophysics, black holes, x-ray astronomy, theoretical astrophysics, Cosmology, galaxy formation, evolution and mergers, properties of materials, vacuum in ultrastrong magnetic fields, physics of neutron starts, magnetic and relativisitic stellar structure, general relativity)
  • Hickson, Paul (cosmology, galaxies, telescopes, adaptive optics., Astronomy, astrophysics, Galaxies, clusters, instrumentation, adaptive optics)
  • Jones, David (Atomic, optical and molecular physics,Ultrafast Optics, Spectroscopy)
  • Kiefl, Robert (Condensed matter )
  • Kozlowski, Piotr (development and application of MRI techniques to study pre-clinical models of human diseases with specific focus on cancer and spinal cord injuries; development of the multi-parametric MRI techniques for prostate cancer diagnosis in the clinical setting.)
  • MacKay, Alexander (Medical physics, Use of Magnetic Resonance Techniques to Investigate Human Pathology)
  • Madison, Kirk (Condensed matter, atomic, molecular and optical physics )
  • Marziali, Andre (Teaching methods, pedagogy, Robotics in education, Nanotechnology, Engineering Physics, Genomics, Biophysics, Genomics Technologies)
  • Matthews, Jaymie Mark (Stellar seismology, stellar structure and evolution, exoplanets, magnetic peculiar stars, photometry and spectroscopy, space astronomy)
  • Mattison, Thomas (Subatomic physics, Particle & Nuclear Physics, Applied Physics)


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