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Physics at Trent University

Future Students

Physics at Trent University


Discoveries in physics and astronomy continue to broaden our understanding of the universe and advance space exploration, speed up communications, assist medical and environmental fields, and lead to new innovations such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and high-density computer memory. You will learn to bring abstract yet powerful concepts to life, ask important questions about the most basic particles and forces in nature, and apply what you learn to complex systems such as novel quantum materials and celestial bodies.

Degree Type

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Learn through innovative and interactive teaching methods, studying in a constantly evolving environment with new techniques that faculty develop and incorporate into curriculum
  • Get involved in the leading-edge research of award-winning faculty, or explore your own research interests through independent research projects
  • Choose to spend a year studying abroad

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Career Paths

  • Astronomer
  • Climate Modeller
  • Electronics Developer
  • Meteorologist
  • Nuclear Reactor Operator
  • Patent Lawyer
  • Planetary Geologist
  • Physicist
  • Teacher