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SchoolUniversity of Waterloo
LocationWaterloo, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 33,000
Full-time Graduate: 4,700
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*80% to 83%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 
Prerequisites NotesOntario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:

- English (ENG4U) (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Advanced Functions (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Calculus and Vectors (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Two of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, or Physics (Biology, Chemistry, and/or Physics are recommended)

Cost
National: $7,700
International: $42,700
Scholarships12 scholarship(s)
DescriptionCreate chemicals. Analyze genes. Explore the fundamentals of metabolism. You’ll start with a broad science foundation in first year, including biology, physics, calculus, and (of course) chemistry.

If you choose to add the Biotechnology specialization, you'll examine the biological and biochemical processes used to make new disease-fighting drugs and other valuable products. And if you choose the co-op stream, you'll get the opportunity to get paid work experience while you pursue your degree.
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