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Computing Systems & Physics

Computing Systems & Physics at Trent is ideal for people seeking careers in high-tech fields or graduate studies in physics or computer science. You will study hardware/ software interfaces, electronics, software design, networks, distributed operating systems, and the underlying principles of physics and mathematics. You will gain an understanding of leading-edge technology combined with a foundation in physics that will help you answer questions about the particles and forces composing our universe, and the rich complexities that arise through their interactions.

Degree Type

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Benefit from small-group lab work that will complement theoretical studies
  • Gain experience through summer research opportunities or project courses
  • Develop a strong foundation for further education through graduate studies in M.Sc., Ph.D. and beyond

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:


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Career Paths

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