About

Physics and Astronomy programe at Bishop’s University encompasses a diverse range of disciplines including astrophysics, electronics, particle physics, and solid state physics.

Why study Physics at Bishop’s University ?

The department offers some unparalleled advantages to its students. These include:

  • Very Small Classes at the Upper Year Levels: the average class size of 2nd and 3rd-year courses is less than 10 students
  • Stimulating Environment that is Conducive to Learning
  • Positive interactions with other students and professors
  • Personal supervision by professors of laboratory projects
  • Research Employment during the Summers: More than 80% of honours students have been hired as summer assistants; Several students have been co-authors on scientific and conference papers
  • Job Opportunities as Course Markers, Teaching Assistants and Tutors: Excellent preparation for grad school and the teaching profession
  • Generous Undergraduate Scholarships: Over the past 10 years, more than 25% of students have held major scholarships
  • Postgraduate Success: Almost all of our Honours graduates have been accepted into (and attended) grad school
  • Others have become teachers, computer analysts, and taken jobs in industry

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Physics of Everyday Phenomena
  • Introduction to Holography
  • Introduction to Astronomy

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Canadian:

  • graduated within the last two years from high school in Canada and you have not studied elsewhere since graduation;
  • are currently completing Grade 12 at an international school that follows a Canadian high school curriculum;
  • graduated within the last two years from an international school that follows a Canadian high school curriculum.
International:
  • are currently completing secondary school at a country outside of Canada or the USA;
  • completed completed secondary school at a country outside of Canada or the USA within the last two years and you have not studied elsewhere since completing your secondary school studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    545 CAD/credit
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  • National

    79 CAD/credit
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Other Canadian and French Citizens: $246.76

Living costs for Sherbrooke

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Bishop’s University doesn’t offer full funding or guarantee scholarships.

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