B.Sc. On Campus

Physics and Ocean Sciences (Ocean-Atmosphere Sciences)

University of Victoria

48 months
25860 CAD/year
5810 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Use physics to investigate physical processes in the ocean, atmosphere and climate. Study the effects humans have on the environment. The Physics and Ocean Sciences (Ocean-Atmosphere Sciences) program is offered at University of Victoria, British Columbia.


Programme description

Course requirements with an asterisk (*) have associated details listed in the Academic Calendar; consult the program entry for details. It is your responsibility to ensure you are informed about all supplemental information related to courses, as they apply to your program, including prerequisites.

In addition to the listed courses, you must satisfy all requirements for the Faculty of Science, as well as complete at least 30 of the minimum 60 required units at UVic. Within these 60 units, 21units must be upper-level (300/400-level) courses, and 18 of those 21 units must be taken at UVic. The Physics and Ocean Sciences (Ocean-Atmosphere Sciences) program is offered at University of Victoria, British Columbia.

Programme Structure

Sample courses

  • Oceans and Atmosphere 
  • Atmospheric Sciences 
  • Physical Oceanography 
  • Fluid Mechanics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply to the Faculty of Science as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.
  • You can declare this program as your major after one or more years of full-time study.
  • Twelve years of academic preparation and graduation from a recognized senior secondary school or completion of a recognized diploma program.
  • Applicants must satisfy the minimum admission requirements for international students.
  • University entrance examinations offered in the home country may also be required.
  • Senior-level math course
  • Two senior-level science courses
  • You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25860 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25860 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5810 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5810 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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