Program Information

School: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Physics, General
Description: Physics is the science that deals with the properties and interactions of matter, energy and force. In mastering physics, you’ll learn to assess, formulate and solve problems quantitatively.

Our Physics program provides you with a strong foundation in Newtonian physics, electricity, magnetism, optics, and electronics, in combination with mathematics. You can choose additional specialized courses in electronics and applied physics. You’ll also have the option to put your learning into practice by participating in faculty research projects, such as: controlling light-matter interactions at the nano scale and designing ultra-sensitive biosensors, constructing fibre lasers, simulating semiconductor nanostructures, and exploring quantum computers.

URL: Physics (BSc) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Careers: Physicists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75 to 76
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have an admission range of mid 70s, and English at 60%, Advanced Functions at 60%, and two of the following: Calculus, Chemistry or Physics at 60%. All prerequisite courses are calculated in admission average.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]