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Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health Physics and Radiation Science program provides an advanced science curriculum with a strong emphasis on safety aspects of ionizing radiations.

You will receive a specialized education in health physics. Health physics is a well-recognized branch of radiation science with a wide range of applications in many industries, such as:

  • Agriculture;
  • Education;
  • Enforcement of government regulations;
  • Environmental protection;
  • Health care;
  • Non-destructive examinations;
  • Nuclear power;
  • Research.

The number of university programs in the area of Health Physics and Radiation Science in Canada are limited and as an undergraduate in our program, you will become a member of a very specialized and select group, increasing your competitive advantage and enhancing your appeal to major employers. Learning takes place in a variety of settings including lectures, tutorials, field visits, and laboratories. These programs include mandatory liberal arts electives and business courses designed to develop students’ interpersonal, problem solving, and holistic thinking skills.

The curriculum is a combination of fundamental radiation science, technological methods and applications allowing graduates to confidently seek rewarding careers in the above-mentioned sectors, along with many other fields of work.