Engineering Physics

Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree(s): Bachelor of Science
Campus: Fredericton

Do you want to work at the forefront of technological development? Would you be excited to contribute to future space missions?

Engineering Physics is a joint program between the UNB Faculties of Engineering (ECE) and Science (physics department). Unique in Canada, this program has been developed based on the national and regional industry demands and the expertise available at UNB. While here you will receive a solid foundation of theoretical and applied science skills.

This experience will prepare you for almost any career in the technology sector or pursuing post-graduate degrees in Engineering or in Physics.

Why Engineering Physics at UNB?

  • opportunities to test your skills on research projects
  • opportunities to develop work skills with co-op
  • opportunities to focus on one of two specializations
    • Space Systems Engineering: topics include satellite and payload design, spacecraft guidance, navigation, and control.
    • Optical Engineering: topics include fiber-optic communication

Some career paths you can pursue:

  • Space Systems Engineer/Scientist
  • Aerospace & Defense Engineer/Scientist
  • Optical Systems Engineer/Scientist
  • Communications Engineer
  • Electro-optic/Photonic Engineer/Scientist
  • Science & Energy Policy Writer
  • Patent Agent/Analyst

More info

For more information, see the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics.

Admission Requirements

For admission requirements, select "Engineering" in our admission requirements tool.