Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Science - Physics and Astronomy

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements including the following courses, each with a mark of at least 60%:

1.0 course from: (Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B) and (Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B (recommended), Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B); or the former Applied Mathematics 1413.
1.0 course from: (Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1401A/B, Physics 1501A/B or the former Physics 1301A/B) and (Physics 1202A/B, Physics 1402A/B, Physics 1502A/B or the former Physics 1302A/B).
1.0 course from: Computer Science 1025A/B or Computer Science 1026A/B and Computer Science 1027A/B.

Students must complete Mathematics 1600A/B or Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1411A/B or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B with a minimum mark of 55% by the end of Term 1 in Year 2.

Module/Program Information

6.0 courses:

0.5 course: Applied Mathematics 2814F/G.
0.5 course from: Calculus 2302A/B or Calculus 2502A/B.
0.5 course from: Calculus 2303A/B or Calculus 2503A/B.
0.5 course: Applied Mathematics 2402A.
0.5 course: Physics 3926F/G or the former Applied Mathematics 3911F/G.
0.5 course from: Numerical and Mathematical Methods 3415A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 3415A/B, Applied Mathematics 3815A/B, Physics 3151A/B; or the former Applied Mathematics 3413A/B.
1.0 course from: EITHER Statistical Sciences 2141A/B and 0.5 course at the 2100 level or above in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Numerical and Mathematical Methods, Physics or Statistical and Actuarial Science, OR Statistical Sciences 2857A/B and Statistical Sciences 2858A/B.
1.0 course: Computer Science 2210A/B, Computer Science 2211A/B.
1.0 course from: Applied Mathematics 4613A/B**, Applied Mathematics 4615F/G*, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 4617A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 4617A/B* , Applied Mathematics 4815A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 4817A/B* or the former Applied Mathematics 4817A/B, Applied Mathematics 4264A/B, Chemistry 3300F/G***, Chemistry 4444A/B***, Physics 4910G****.

* May be offered only in odd-numbered academic years.
**May be offered only in even-numbered academic years.
*** Only possible for students who have the appropriate Chemistry prerequisites.
**** Only possible for students who have the appropriate Physics prerequisites.