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Physics (Honours), Physics and High Technology (Honours), Medical Physics (Honours) (all with optional Co-op)

  • This most fundamental of the sciences studies the principles that govern natural phenomena
  • Enables advances in other sciences and engineering
  • Extensive, hands-on experiential learning opportunities (co-op, undergraduate research, thesis, Outstanding Scholars program) • Small class size, award-winning faculty
  • Student research in biomedical physics, advanced nanomaterials and atomic/molecular/optical physics
  • Medical physics stream offered for careers in health sciences
  • Physics and high technology stream offered for careers in high-tech industry
  • All three streams can be taken with co-op and/or thesis options

Course Descriptions - Physics


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physics; Physics and High Technology; Medical Physics
Second Average: 
(plus 70% secondary average)
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U, MHF4U and SPH4U required. MCV4U is strongly recommended. SCH4U is recommended
Science second average is the average of all science and math courses.
Career Tracks: 
  • Excellent preparation for diverse careers, 99% placement within one year of graduation
  • Industrial and academic research & development
  • Government and clinical laboratories
  • Graduate studies (MSc or PhD) in physics/astronomy
  • Professional schools such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and medical physics
  • Computer programming/software development
  • Law, financial services (with additional studies)
  • Entrepreneur
  • Education (with additional studies)