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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Architecture
Field of Study:Physics, General
Description:Physics is the study of matter and energy; it describes the universe at various levels (nuclei, atoms, solids, liquids, living objects, planets, the universe), and challenges and extends one’s ideas about all existing things.

This is a four-year program for students who want to acquire skills which will make them marketable for a wide range of careers. Upon graduation, students receive an Honours designation if they have achieved an overall average of 70% in their studies. Physics can be characterized as the study of the interrelation of matter, energy, space, and time. It is the foundation science behind most engineering and modern technological developments. This program gives students experimental skills including the use of modern instrumentation, methods of acquisition, interpretation, and dissemination of scientific knowledge develops analytical and problem-solving skills prepares students for graduate studies or for industrial careers in research and development.
URL:Physics at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,951
International: $21,656

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics 

Either 2 sciences or 1 science + 1 math. Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

* 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 19, 2016