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 Biochemistry and Chemistry
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SchoolWestern University
LocationLondon, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 28,947
Full-time Graduate: 6,065
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*80% to 86%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
Prerequisites NotesTwo of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Math of Data Management (MDM4U), Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U), Earth and Space Sciences (SES4U), Computer and Information Science (ICS4U). • First year Biology and Chemistry courses require Biology SBI4U and Chemistry SCH4U, respectively. • First year Biology and Chemistry courses are required for all modules offered by the Department of Biology and for some modules offered by the Department of Chemistry and other Science departments
Cost
National: $8,287
International: $30,931
Scholarships15 scholarship(s)
DescriptionThe study of Biochemistry is directly applicable to a diverse array of careers. A degree in Biochemistry emphasizes the development of skills in communication, problem solving, and critical thinking, as well as the technical and theoretical aspects of state-of-the art experimental research. Indeed Biochemistry is the most requested discipline for many career choices, both in the greater scientific community and beyond. Graduates of an Honors Specialization in Biochemistry are valued employees in academia, biotechnology, environmental and financial fields. Furthermore, Biochemistry provides the skills necessary in many professional programs: medicine, dentistry, engineering, teaching and law.
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