University of Waterloo

Physical Sciences

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Physical Sciences
Description:Physical Sciences is a suite of programs that allow you to explore how our world works through the investigation of natural laws and processes of non-living matter. If you're interested in Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Materials and Nanosciences, Mathematical Physics, Medicinal Chemistry, Physics, or Physics and Astronomy, apply to Physical Sciences, and select one of these programs.

You'll have the chance to specialize in fascinating areas such as chemical physics, environmental hydrogeology, environmental chemistry, or astrophysics. Whether or not you have a Physical Sciences program in mind when you apply, you'll take a variety of courses in first year which will prepare you for the programs listed below.
URL:Physical Sciences at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,759
International: $29,549
Scholarships:17

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
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 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Two of the following are required: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, or Physics. Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, and Physics are particularly recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 04, 2017

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