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Bachelor of Science in Physics for Modern Technology

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
English
Start dates
Richmond
21,808.45 CAD
January 2021

Program description

Bachelor of Science in Physics for Modern Technology

The B.Sc. Major in Physics for Modern Technology will give students a solid background in physics and also in the applications of physics to modern technology. The program has been designed with the needs of local high-tech industry in mind and will equip students to work in a wide variety areas including (but not limited to):

  • Green Energy Technology
  • Industrial Process Control
  • Electronics
  • Robotics
  • Technical Sales
  • Teaching

In order to ensure students' future success in the workplace, the program includes a work placement and business courses.

Admission requirements

Students pursuing a major in Physics for Modern Technology must be admitted to the Faculty of Science & Horticulture.

For more information, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Introductory Biology I
  • The Structure of Matter
  • Chemical Energetics and Dynamics
  • Introduction to University Writing
  • Introduction to Modern Technology
  • Differential Calculus (recommended) or Calculus for Life Sciences I
  • Integral Calculus or Calculus for Life Sciences II

Select one of the following:

  • Physics for Life Sciences I
  • Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences I (recommended)

Select one of the following:

  • Physics for Life Sciences II
  • Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences II (recommended)

Year 2

  • Complex Numbers and Linear Algebra
  • Multivariate and Vector Calculus
  • Modern Physics
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Thermal Physics
  • Experimental Physics
  • InTermediate Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electronics
  • Sensors and Actuators

Year 3

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Introduction to Control
  • Process Control
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Applied Optics & Optoelectronics
  • Project in Physics & Technology
  • Work Experience - Part I
  • Work Experience - Part II
  • Special Topics

Year 4

  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Senior Project I
  • Senior Project II
  • Programming for Instrumentation
  • Solid State Physics: Theory and Practice

Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

Career opportunities

In order to ensure students' future success in the workplace, the program includes a work placement and business courses.

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed...


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Contact info

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey
Canada

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www.kpu.ca


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