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Computing Systems & Physics

Benefit from small-group lab work and develop a strong foundation for further education through graduate studies at the masters and Ph.D. level and beyond.
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Combine your love of deciphering how the offline world works using the laws of physics, with a desire to pursue a career in computer science. Computing Systems & Physics gives you the opportunity to explore a wide variety of subjects, including hardware and software interfaces, electronics, software design, networks, distributed operating systems, and the underlying principles of physics and mathematics. An understanding of leading-edge technology combined with a foundation in physics will help you answer questions about the particles and forces composing our universe, along with the rich complexities that arise through their interactions.

Degrees Offered:

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

Locations:

  • Peterborough

Resume Boosters:

  • Spend your summer gaining valuable experience assisting your prof with a hands-on research project
  • Take one of our advanced research project courses and apply what you’ve learned inside the classroom to the lab environment and beyond
  • One-on-one learning with leading profs equals great references for grad school or your first career
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"Computing systems at Trent University really you would think it's about tech, just programming and working with computers but really all of our classes the core message is learning how to think critically being able to solve any sort of problem being able to break it into multiple sub problems until you can over-achieve basically what you're trying to do."

Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Database Administrator
  • Information Systems Specialist
  • Network Specialist
  • Research Scientist
  • Software Systems Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Web Designer

Popular Courses:

  • Computer Organization
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • High Performance Computing
  • Introductory Quantum Physics
  • Modern Optics
  • Statistical and Thermal Physics
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Admission Requirements

General Requirements:

  • Mathematics
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