For admission to a Physics Program, you must have the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, including a minimum of six 4 U/M courses.

Honours in Physics, Applied Physics, and Double Honours in Mathematics and Physics

For Honours in Physics or in Applied Physics, and Double Honours in Mathematics and Physics, your six 4 U/M courses must include:

  • Advanced Functions, 
  • Calculus and Vectors, 
  • and at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, or Physics. Physics is strongly recommended.

Combined Honours in Biology and Physics or Chemistry and Physics

For the Combined Honours in Biology and Physics or Chemistry and Physics, your six 4 U/M courses must include:

  • Advanced Functions, 
  • and two of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, or Physics. Physics is strongly recommended.

Bachelor of Science (Major) program in Physics

For the Bachelor of Science (Major) program in Physics, your six 4 U/M courses must include:

  • Advanced Functions, 
  • and two of Calculus and Vectors, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, or Physics. . Physics is strongly recommended.

If you are interested in applying to the Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Physics, please see the Engineering Website for the current requirements.

It is Carleton University policy to consider your best performance in any eligible course in the admissions assessment.

Since the number of qualified applicants may be greater than the number of available spaces, cut-off averages and required marks may vary. Please refer to the current admission requirements website.