Academic programs

Graduate and undergraduate studies in astronomy related fields are carried out in three departments at UVic: Physics and Astronomy, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

However, many graduate students and undergraduates carry out their research at the NRC Herzberg or NRC DRAO, including co-supervision with UVic faculty. This has worked extremely well in many cases where students are interested in instrumentation and using it for their science programs.     

Get more information on the astronomy graduate program and undergraduate program oh the Department of Physics and Astronomy site.    

Research opportunities and instrumentation projects are described on this ARC website.

See astronomy graduate courses planned for the next two academic years.

More information on research in Adaptive Optics can be found through the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
More information on graduate student research opportunities in Electromagnetics and Photonics (used in astrophysics) can be found through the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering site.