Theoretical Physics

Ahead of the Curve

Joanne O'meara and students studying simple harmonic motion with an oscillating mass on a spring

With more mathematics courses than a standard physics major, you will gain the advanced mathematical agility required to work in modern theoretical physics. Apply your special expertise to fields as diverse as black-hole structure calculations, theory of superconductivity, the physics of nuclei and neutron stars, or stock market analysis.

Program Details

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Co-op Option

Theoretical Physics (THPY)

Co-op unavailable

What can I do with an Undergraduate Degree in Theoretical Physics?

  • Stock Market Analyst
  • Retail Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Risk Analyst (multiple industries)
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • IT Consultant
  • Operational Researcher
  • Patent Examiner
  • Financial Consultant
  • Product Developer
  • Research and Development
  • Software Developer

Get more information about the career possibilities, continuing education options, industries looking to hire in this area and other career information on the Recruit Guelph's Theoretical Physics webpage.