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BSc (Honours) in Physics

University of Windsor, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

May 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 25,264

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 6% scholarship
Become a powerful force in the worlds of research and industry. Our physics grads are in high demand, with an employment rate of nearly 100 per cent. You will learn how the universe works—from the fundamental forces of nature to their effects on matter and the environment around us.

We offer lots of opportunities for hands-on learning, and the ability to customize your degree to your interests through optional courses or by combining your physics degree with another discipline.

  • Sample Courses: EM Fields and Photons, Optics, Intermediate Mechanics, Differential Calculus, Introduction to Algorithms and Programming, Quantum Mechanics I, Design and Application of Lasers and Technical Communication Skills
  • Career Tracks: Scientific outreach manager, test lab technician, optical engineer, research co-ordinator, data scientist

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2023
  • September 2023
  • January 2024
  • Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Physics/SPH4U. English/ENG4U.
  • Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
  • Recommended: Chemistry/SCH4U
  • Minimum Average: 70% (70% average of all attempted science and math courses)
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 89%

This Course is Available Co-op Available, Honours 4-year program, Thesis Available and Combined Honours programs available

Degree Requirements
Total courses: 40 (43 for co-op option)
(a) PHYS-1400, PHYS-1410, PHYS-1500, PHYS-2200, PHYS-2210, PHYS-2500, PHYS-3100, PHYS-3200, PHYS-3210, PHYS-3500, PHYS-3900, PHYS-4130, PHYS-4100, and six courses in Physics at the 3XXX or 4XXX level.
(b) CHEM-1100, CHEM-1110, CHEM-2400, COMP-1400, COMP-1410, MATH-1250 (or MATH-1260), MATH-1720 (or MATH-1760), MATH-1730, MATH-2780, MATH-2790, MATH-3550, ELEC-2170 or COMP2650.
(c) two of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(d) seven courses from any area. For co-op stream, in addition:
(e) three co-op terms: PHYS-2980, PHYS-3980, PHYS-4980, (oral and written reports required). Students
must maintain major and cumulative averages of 65% or better to qualify for co-op placements.

  • Program Type: Undergraduate
  • Major or Degree: Science
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total
  • $ 10806.41
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition -  $ 2985.95 - Assessed each term
  • Coop - $ 455.00 - If applicable

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