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Honours Astrophysics (B.Sc.)


Admission Notes


  1. Completion of ASTRON 1F03  is required by the end of Level II and is strongly recommended in Level I.
  2. Completion of MATH 1B03  or 1ZC3  is required by the end of Level II and is strongly recommended in Level I.
  3. Completion of PHYSICS 1C03  and 1CC3  is recommended in Level I.

Admission


Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the published minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission. Selection is based on academic achievement but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

Program Notes


  1. Completion of PHYSICS 2G03  is required by the end of Level III and is recommended in Level II.
  2. Completion of BIOPHYS 3D03  and PHYSICS 3A03  are recommended.
  3. Completion of PHYSICS 4G03  is recommended.
  4. Students who are interested in pursuing graduate school in astrophysics are encouraged to take PHYSICS 4B03  and 4F03  in Level IV.
  5. ASTRON 3X03 3Y03  and 4X03  are offered in alternate years and may be taken in either Level III or IV.

Requirements


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which no more than 48 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units


30 units


(See Admission above.)

Level II: 30 Units


Level III: 30 Units


Level IV: 30 Units


Requirements For Students Who Entered Prior To September 2021


120-121 units total (Levels I to IV), of which no more than 48 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units


30 units


(See Admission above.)

Level II: 30-31 Units


Level III: 30 Units


Level IV: 30 Units


6 units


from

  • Level IV, V Astronomy, Physics courses

12 units


from

9 units


  • Electives (See Program Notes 3 and 4 above.)