Nuclear Science

If you want to combine the extensive knowledge of chemists and physicists, then you can become a nuclear scientist. Study advanced chemistry, radiochemistry, nucleosynthesis and quantum mechanics.


The Nuclear Science program in the Faculty of Science is jointly offered by the Departments of Chemistry and Physics.

Credential: Minor

Program description >

Detailed admission requirements

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.

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:

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • Nuclear Physicist
  • Researcher
  • Teacher