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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 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management 
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 (Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, and/or Physics are recommended)

Cost
National: $7,700
International: $42,700
Scholarships13 scholarship(s)
DescriptionFire up the Bunsen burners in one of Canada’s top 10 chemistry programs. You’ll study everything from biochemistry and inorganic chemistry to polymer chemistry, nanoscience, and more.

Specialize in bio-based chemistry and learn how to synthesize chemicals from renewable resources such as ethanol, corn, or cellulose. You'll focus on designing chemical products that are biodegradable. Or you can specialize in computational chemistry to study the fundamental properties of atoms, molecules, and reactions using quantum mechanics and thermodynamics. You'll learn to solve chemical problems using computer modeling and simulations.
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