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Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (BCR) Victoria, Canada
The Physics program of University of Victoria, British Columbia will help students discover the science that explains and predicts the world around us while developing a valuable range of critical problem-solving skills.

About

During the Physics program of University of Victoria, British Columbia students will engage in research while working with internationally-recognized faculty.

Physics allows us to understand the world from subatomic to cosmological scales.

Career paths

Physics provides an excellent education for many careers. You'll graduate with skills in problem solving, logic, mathematics, data management, computer skills and technical writing.

  • Academia
  • Aerospace
  • Data science
  • Earth & ocean science
  • Energy technologies
  • Environmental science
  • Finance
  • Government policy
  • Industrial research & development
  • Information technology
  • Management consulting
  • Medicine & health science
  • K-12 education
  • Scientific computing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Physics
  • Introductory Geophysics
  • Introductory Quantum Physics
  • Introductory Electricity and Magnetism
  • Introduction to Experimental Physics
  • Computer Assisted Mathematics and Physics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Your UVic admission requirements are based on your current or most recent education system (e.g. a high school in Alberta) and the faculty/program to which you're applying.
  • If you're applying for full-time undergraduate studies, you may need to also demonstrate English language proficiency and submit a supplemental application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1661 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1661 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    379 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 379 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Per unit:
  • $379 (domestic)
  • $1,661 (international)

Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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