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Birds eye view of Erlenmeyer flask and test tubes on top of the periodic table

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Birds eye view of Erlenmeyer flask and test tubes on top of the periodic table


Chemical Physics

As a student of Chemical Physics, you will explore the physics and chemistry of molecular and atomic-scale systems and condensed matter, and the techniques required to develop an understanding of the fundamental principles of our physical and chemical world. You will gain the knowledge and skills to conduct quantitative research, preparing you for employment or graduate studies in fields such as science, technology and engineering.

Degree Type

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Benefit from the delivery of a focused program offering personal interaction and mentoring from award-winning faculty
  • Participate in exciting hands-on research with faculty as a student research assistant
  • Develop your own research through a one- or two-semester project course

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Program Specific Prerequisites:

SCH4U and MHF4U or MCV4U

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Career Paths

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  • Teacher