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Program Information

School:Acadia University
Faculty:Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Chemistry, General
Description:Chemistry is often described as a central science due to its focuses on the structure, properties, and synthesis of matter — which includes virtually everything from the plastics we use to the air we breathe, and from the water we drink to the medicine we take.

By choosing to study chemistry at Acadia, you will become an important part of leading-edge research in small, hands-on classroom and laboratory environments. You may pursue an Honours BSc in chemistry, a BSc with major in chemistry, and a BSc with double major, as well as participate in Acadia's award-winning co-op program. Both the Honours BSc and BSc with major in chemistry are accredited by the Canadian Institute of Chemistry, which allows you to meet professional licensing standards after graduation.
URL:Chemistry at Acadia University
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,899
National: $8,182
International: $16,380

Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year (tuition only).
Scholarships:20
Careers:Chemists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have English 12 or English 12: African heritage, and four additional Grade 12 Academic or Advanced courses, including; Precalculus 12 and Chemistry 12 (applicants without Chemistry 12 will be considered individually). Minimum overall average of 70%.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

Since English is the language of instruction at Acadia University, candidates must be able to communicate competently in English both orally and in writing, and students whose first language is not English may be required to present the result of the TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL or PTE Academic. Acadia's English requirements are as follows: TOEFL - 90 IBT with no subtest score below 20; IELTS - 6.5 with no subtest score below 6.0; CAEL - 70 with no subtest score below 60; PTE Academic - 61 with no subtest score below 60; Cambridge English: Advanced - 176 with no subtest score below 169; or MELAB - 80.

* 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 September 21, 2020