Chemical Physics

Chemical Physics focuses on areas where chemistry and physics come together, like experimental measurement and theoretical calculations of atoms and molecules. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of chemistry and can go on to a career or graduate school in chemistry or physics.


The Chemical Physics program in the Faculty of Science is offered by the Department of Physics. You can start this program at the Surrey campus. 

Degree: Bachelor of Science

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Admission requirements for Chemical Physics

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12, please see the program specific requirements listed for 2020. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Science
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: Chemical Physics or (available only in Fall) Chemical Physics - 1st yr Surrey

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Astronaut
  • Astrophysicist
  • Biophysicist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Materials Technologist
  • Physical Chemist
  • Research Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Technical Writer
  • Theoretical Physicist