University of Guelph

Physics

Program Information

School:University of Guelph
Faculty:Department of Physics/College of Physical and Engineering Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Physics, General
Description:Study the exotic aspects of the universe, such as black holes and subatomic particles, or be involved in the development of exciting modern devices such as particle accelerators and gamma-ray spectrometers. Acquire quantitative skills and logical thinking which are highly valued in many different careers. The Physics major gives you a fundamental education in modern theoretical and experimental physics, which can be further enhanced by taking more specialized courses in biological, chemical, and medical physics as well as nanoscience. The major builds upon nationally recognized expertise in teaching and research with many of our faculty members having received both national and international awards. The physics major provides you with excellent preparation for high-tech careers in industry, government and academia.
URL:Physics at University of Guelph
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1( 2 semesters) of the program and does not include compulsory fees.
Careers:1

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), with ENG4U, MCV4U, 2 courses from SBI4U, SCH4U, SPH4U, and 2 additional 4U or 4M courses. To view admission requirements for students residing in provinces outside of Ontario, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/admissionreqs.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), with ENG4U, one 4U Math course, SBI4U or SCH4U, and 3 additional 4U or 4M courses. To view admission requirements for students residing in provinces outside of Ontario, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/admissionreqs.

* 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 September 07, 2016

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