Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Physics, General
Description: Applied Physics is the basis of modern technology, including modern telecommunications, photonics, computer technology, medical imaging and cancer therapies.

Our Honours Applied Physics program combines studies in modern physics, optics and electronics, math and computer science. As part of your credits for this program, you may opt to take courses in finance, organizational management and entrepreneurship and earn a minor in Business in addition to your degree in Applied Physics.

URL: Applied Physics at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740
Careers: Physicists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 78 to 82
Prerequisites:*

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

  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Chemistry
  • Grade12 Calculus and Vectors

MCV4U is also required. SPH4U is strongly recommended.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]