Physicists want to understand how the world works, at the deepest level in every detail. They study questions facing today’s science and technology and are at the forefront of solutions for instrumentation, measurement techniques, and model development in many areas.

If you want to study physics at university, then UNB’s undergraduate program is perfect for you!

As a physics student, you will be able to benefit from the department’s outstanding reputation, both nationally and internationally, with its stellar accomplishments in research and with its acclaimed graduate and nationally accredited undergraduate degree programs. Many of our faculty members have received prestigious awards for research and teaching.

A diverse career

Physics graduates are highly sought after employees and can find employment in many different fields including: research and development, meteorology, marine science, and industrial science.

Physicists also work in the fields of journalism, education, and academia.

For more information

Want to learn more about physics at UNB? Contact the department of physics at (506) 453-4723 or email

Looking to find out if you're eligible for entrance into the Faculty of Science? Check out our Admissions Requirements.