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Mathematical Physics

Illustration of floating shapes on a teal backgroundAn understanding of Mathematical Physics is essential to understanding many topics, from celestial mechanics to the issue of global climate change. Physics is the most fundamental of the natural sciences, and mathematics is the language of physics. This program develops, in parallel, experience with the central theoretical frameworks of physics and facility with the mathematical methods that form the foundation and tools of physics.

Degree Type

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Choose from courses focused on astrophysics, condensed matter physics, relativity and differential geometry
  • Gain knowledge and skills ideal for graduate studies in theoretical physics
  • Challenge yourself with complex material delivered to you in supportive, small-group settings

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

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