Carleton University

Bachelor of Science

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Program Information

School:Carleton University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, General
Environmental Science
Neuroscience
Psychology, General
Description:Experimenting is a key component of learning science at Carleton. In first year, your classes will typically have a lecture and a lab or tutorial component. Each lab will take three hours per week, so if you choose three of these lab courses you could have nine hours of hands-on experimentation every week.

Our labs, tutorials, field courses and seminars are conducted in small classes, resulting in plenty of personalized interactions with professors, lab supervisors and fellow students.

First-year science students are encouraged to enrol in our unique seminar course, Seminar in Science, designed specifically to introduce you to the latest scientific issues and to help you develop the kind of communication, analytical thinking and research skills you will need for your science studies and your career.

Many of our professors are actively involved in groundbreaking research in their areas of expertise, and you could find yourself working on some of these projects. Carleton faculty have also forged strong links with Ottawa-based industries, government labs and departments, as well as teaching and research hospitals, providing Carleton students with a diverse range of research and employment opportunities.

* Applied Physics
* Biochemistry
* Bioinformatics
* Biology (BSc)
* Biotechnology
* Chemistry
* Computational Biochemistry
* Earth Sciences
* Environmental Science
* Food Science
* Geomatics (BSc)
* Interdisciplinary Science and Practice
* Linguistics (BSc)
* Nanoscience
* Neuroscience
* Neuroscience and Mental Health
* Physical Geography
* Physics
* Psychology (BSc)
URL:Bachelor of Science at Carleton University
Length:4 Year(s)
Scholarships:29
Careers:ChemistsNutritionistsPsychologistsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78 to 82
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   Mathematics 
  • 2 of   Science 

For all programs in physics, physics is strongly recommended. (The cut off range for General and Major programs is 74-76%)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

If you present scores in the mid-range for ESL, you may be eligible for an offer of admission with an ESL requirement. This means that Carleton will admit you to your degree program with the requirement that you complete Foundation English classes. For what constitutes mid-range scores, please visit our website: https://admissions.carleton.ca/esl/

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 04, 2019

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