Mathematical Physics

Mathematical Physics integrates physics and mathematics to explain how the universe works, giving you skills to solve problems in research, teaching and management. You'll gain a strong foundation for careers or graduate work in physics, applied math and science or engineering.


The Mathematical Physics program in the Faculty of Science is offered by the Departments of Mathematics and Physics. You can start this program at the Surrey campus.

Degree: Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours

Program description >

Admission requirements for Mathematical 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: Mathematical Physics or (available only in Fall) Mathematical Phys - 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:

  • Computer Scientist
  • Geophysical Operator
  • Nuclear Analyst
  • Optical Imaging Specialist
  • Reactor Physics Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Software Developer