Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Physics, General
Description: Physics is the most fundamental of the natural sciences. Advances in physics help us to understand the physical reality around us and allow us to solve problems in a broad variety of disciplines, including such disparate fields as medicine and finance. A degree in Physics from Carleton University will develop your skills in problem solving, critical and analytic thinking and computational analysis. As well, the department collaborates with the electronics department in offering an Engineering Physics (BEng) program. This elite program is professionally accredited and aims to produce engineers with a deep understanding of the scientific foundation of engineering.
URL: Physics at Carleton University
Length: 5 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 Calculus and Vectors
  • Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Earth and Space Science

Physics is strongly recommended.

Test Scores:

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