Program Information

School: McGill University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Mathematics, General
Physics, General
Description: This is a specialized and demanding program intended for students who wish to develop a strong basis in both mathematics and physics in preparation for graduate work and a professional or academic career. Although the program is optimized for theoretical physics, it is broad enough and strong enough to prepare students for further study in either experimental physics or mathematics.
URL: Mathematics and Physics at McGill University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $42,173
Careers: Physicists,Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements


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

  • 2 of   Chemistry 
  • 3 of   Mathematics 
  •   Biology 
  • 3 of   Physics 

Applicants must have Biology – NYA (00UK); Chemistry – NYA, NYB (00UL, 00UM); Mathematics – NYA, NYB, NYC (00UN, 00UP, 00UQ); Physics – NYA, NYB, NYC (00UR, 00US, 00UT). The minimum requirement for entry into the program is completion with high standing of the usual CEGEP courses in physics and in mathematics, or the Physics Program Prerequisites as explained below. In addition, a student who has not completed the equivalent of MATH 222 must take it in the first term without receiving credit toward the 81 credits required in the Honours program.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]