Welcome to the Lakehead University Physics Department.
If you are interested in understanding the world around you, and how its functioning can be put into practice in everyday life, join us at Lakehead University.
We are a group of teachers and scientists at the forefront of contemporary research dedicated to providing students with exciting opportunities through education and research in the vibrant discipline of Physics!
Our students are exposed to cutting edge knowledge in a wide variety of fields in physics including condensed matter physics, lasers and optical physics, nanotechnology, materials science, medical imaging and mathematical physics to equip them with the knowledge and technical skills needed for successful careers.
Acording to the Canadian Association of Physicists, 97% of physics graduates report that their training has contributed to their career and that 98% of physics graduates are employed. According to the Wall Street Journal physics graduates salaries are on average the 6th highest out of 50 degree-majors, out-earning most Engineering graduates and ALL Business and Finance graduates.
At Lakehead University we offer both Undergraduate (Bachelor of Science) and Graduate (Master of Science) degree programs in Physics. Student can also enrol in interdisciplinary PhD programs in Biotechnology, or Material Sciences.
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