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What will I learn?

Chemistry is the science concerned with the properties of atoms and molecules, of which all matter is composed. Chemistry is important for all aspects of the material world - food production; the manufacture of medicines, textiles, and plastics; energy production; identifying environmental problems and remedies; and understanding the workings of living organisms.

The Honours and cooperative work-study (co-op) programs provide experience in government, private sector and research laboratories.

Degree option:

Bachelor of Science, Honours in Chemistry (Co-op) - 5 years

Program option:

The Chemistry Honours and Major degrees include focus area options in:

  • Bioanalytical
  • Biopharmaceutical
  • Biophysical
  • Environmental
  • Materials Science
  • Organic
  • Physical
  • Quantum/Computational

Professional opportunities

  • Industry (food, energy, plastics, pharmaceuticals)
  • Government (environmental, agriculture)
  • Academia

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAN $597.66 per credit hour.
Start date

Expected January, September 2021

Venue

University of Manitoba

Fort Garry Campus,

400 UMSU University Centre,

WINNIPEG,

Manitoba (MB),

R3T 2N2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English language requirements accepted: TOEFL paper based score of 550; Achieve minimum scores of 4.5 in Reading, 4.5 in Listening, and 4.0 in Writing on the CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees); Achieve a minimum score of 6.5 based upon the Academic Module on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); Achieve a minimum score of 80 on the MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) offered by the University of Michigan; Achieve a minimum grade of C in the University of Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.Achieve a score of 60 or more in the CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment); Achieve a minimum of 58% in the Pearson Test of English.Achieve a minimum of 65% in Level 5 of the direct entry English program (also known as Intensive Academic English Program orIAEP), as taught by the English Language Centre of the University of Manitoba.

For international students

Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants)

English Language Requirements:

  • Internet-Based TOEFL: Overall score of 86 (20 in Reading, 20 in Writing, 20 in Listening, 20 in Speaking)
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall
  • Pearson Test of English: 58

The application deadline:

  • For direct entry: March 1 for September intake; October 1 for January intake.
  • Advanced Entry: June 1 for September intake; October 1 for January intake.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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