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SchoolUniversity of Waterloo
LocationWaterloo, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 33,000
Full-time Graduate: 4,700
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length5 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*80% to 83%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
Prerequisites NotesTwo 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.
Cost
National: $6,810
International: $30,562
Scholarships12 scholarship(s)
DescriptionPhysical 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.
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