Program Information

School: University of Victoria
Faculty: Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Physics, General
Description: The Department offers the following BSc degree programs:`General, Minor, Major and Honours in Physics; Major and Honours in Astronomy; Combined Major and Honours in Physics and Astronomy; Combined Honours in Physics and Mathematics; Combined Major and Honours in Physics and Earth Sciences (Geophysics); Combined Major and Honours in Physics and Ocean Sciences (Physical Oceanography); Combined Major and Honours in Physics and Computer Science; Combined Major and Honours in Physics and Biochemistry.

Honours degrees are the most comprehensive programs offered by the Department. These programs are intended for students who are planning to pursue further studies and specialization beyond the undergraduate level, providing greater depth and breadth than the other degrees and correspondingly, a greater range of career options. Undergraduates planning to pursue undergraduate degrees in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Victoria also have an option of participating in the department’s Co-op program. The Co-operative Education Program at the University of Victoria is the third largest in Canada and offers students an opportunity to integrate their academic studies with relevant and productive paid work experience with employers in business, industry and government.

URL: Physics at University of Victoria
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,783
Careers: Physicists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80

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

  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Science 

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]