Acadia University


Program Information

School:Acadia University
Faculty:Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Physics, General
Description:Physics is the study of the interrelationships and interactions fundamental to understanding how the world works. Acadia’s Physics program equips students with the necessary skills to develop new concepts and technology to tackle real world problems. After the first year of study, paid positions are available in the help centre and as laboratory demonstrators. Following the second and third years, numerous opportunities exist for paid summer research projects that may form part of an undergraduate thesis.

An Acadia Physics degree prepares students for a wide range of careers including: computer science, financial modeling, dentistry, medicine, optometry, medical research, electronics, high-tech industry, education, geophysics, meteorology, oceanography, and patent law. Professional physicists may specialize in such areas as elementary particle theory, modern optics, condensed matter, and astrophysics.
URL:Physics at Acadia University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,917

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 English 

In addition to the English prerequisite, four Grade 12 Academic or Advanced courses are required. Physics 12 is recommended.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 22, 2016