Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

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: Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1401A/B, Physics 1501A/B or the former Physics 1301A/B or 80% in the former Physics 1028A/B and Physics 1202A/B, Physics 1402A/B, Physics 1502A/B or the former Physics 1302A/B or 80% in the former Physics 1029A/B.
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Calculus 1501A/B (recommended), Calculus 1301A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B, or the former Applied Mathematics 1413.

Integrated Science 1001X with a minimum mark of 60% can be used in place of Physics 1202A/B and Calculus 1301A/B.

1.0 additional course, at least 0.5 of which must be from the Faculty of Science.

Module/Program Information

4.0 courses:

0.5 course from: Calculus 2302A/B, Calculus 2502A/B, Applied Mathematics 2402A/B, Applied Mathematics 2814F/G, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 2270A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 2276A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 2277A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 2270A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 2276A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 2277A/B.
1.0 course: Physics 2101A/B, Physics 2102A/B.
1.0 course: Astronomy 2201A/B, Astronomy 2801A/B.
1.0 course from*: Astronomy 3302A/B, Astronomy 3303A/B, Astronomy 4101A/B, Astronomy 4602A/B.
0.5 course from: Earth Sciences 3001A/B, Earth Sciences 3312A/B, Earth Sciences 3321A/B, Earth Sciences 4435A/B, Earth Sciences 4606Y, or any Physics or Astronomy course numbered 2100 or above not already taken.

Students must also complete Physics 2950Y (non-credit seminar course).

*Note that these courses are generally offered only every other year.

Some courses may have pre-requisites not included in the module.