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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Physics and Astronomy

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Physics and Astronomy

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $19,800 CAD

  • Application fee

    $120 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    85 out of 100

Options
Co-op

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-January 01-October-2022 2022-10-01
Summer-May 01-March-2023 2023-03-01
Fall-September 01-March-2023 2023-03-01

Overview

Bachelor of Science - Physics and Astronomy

Astronomy and astrophysics at Manitoba university examine the universe, galaxies and stars; stellar birth, evolution and death; how explosions of stars create fast-moving cosmic ray particles and pulsars; how the rotation of galaxies reveals the presence of dark matter; and cosmology and the evolution of the universe.

Physics explores the universe from the grandest to most minute; from the structure of the cosmos to the structure of sub-atomic particles, and all the forces that hold them together and apart.

Students have access to on-site planetarium and research laboratories with state of the art equipment including: high-resolution mass spectrometers, helium liquefier, dilution refrigerator for milikelvin temperatures, and an ultrasonics research laboratory. 

Students also have access to International re-search facilities such as: TRIUMF (Canada’s national sub-atomic physics lab), Compute Canada, National high-performance computing system, Jefferson National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory in the United States.

 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$29,004

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,960
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,204
Tuition 1 person $19,800

Hourly wage

Min wage

11.95 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts and course information from previous studies
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • A personal statement about your goals for the program
  • A portfolio of your previous work
  • An audition or interview (If required)
  • VISA and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

86
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

180
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

The English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Manitoba (UM) offers the full-time Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP). 

If the student does not meet the English Language Proficiency requirement for their program of interest, the student can take advantage of this program to obtain the Academic English language skills needed to complete a degree.

If you have already achieved one of these minimum test scores, you may be eligible to enter Level 5 of the IAEP directly:

  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System Indicator (IELTS Indicator) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications
  • Minimum 16 in each component and 70 overall on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • 3.5 Listening, 3.5 Reading and 3.5 Writing in the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST)*
  • 50 or higher in the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)
  • Duolingo English Test (95 and above) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications

Academic background and requirement

A minimum 85% average over the following, with no less than 60% in each course: 

  • English 40S
  • Applied Math 40S or Pre-Calculus 40S
  • One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Science 40S

Career opportunities

  • Research Scientist
  • Teacher/Instructor
  • Medical Physicist
  • Industrial Development
  • Engineer (process and instrumentation development, software development)
  • Quantitative Analyst (finance / banking)
  • Computer scientist
  • Management and Administration

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