University of Guelph


Program Information

School:University of Guelph
Faculty:Department of Physics
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Physics, General
Description:If you are interested in seeking explanations for exotic aspects of the universe, such as black holes and subatomic particles, or in being involved in the development of exciting modern devices such as lasers and computers, then you are interested in physics. You may choose to specialize in physics, biophysics, chemical physics, or theoretical physics. Each of these majors provides excellent preparation for high-tech careers in industry, government, or university. The Physics Department has nationally recognized expertise in teaching and research. Five faculty have been named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, and another holds the Canadian Association of Physicists 1997 Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Students choosing the Co-op option will complete their program in five years.

Graduates may find career opportunities as physicist, software developer, climatologist, industrial research, quality controller, computer/instrumentation interfacing, and computer network administrator.
URL:Physics at University of Guelph
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements


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 

Two additional 4U or 4M credits are also required.

* 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 August 06, 2015

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