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Chemical Engineering, B.A.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) Waterloo, Canada
Learn to engineer the products we use every day. Turn fuel into energy, waste into resources, and raw material into finished products in one of the largest Chemical Engineering departments in Canada, and one of the top 100 in the world, at the University of Waterloo.
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Overview

At the Chemical Engineering program offered by the University of Waterloo, you’ll develop expertise in chemistry and materials science — plus you’ll learn the systems analysis skills to design, implement, and manage processes from start to finish.

You’ll put that knowledge to work during your six co-op terms: creating an impressive résumé, exploring different career areas, and earning money to help pay for your education.

Sample co-op job titles

  • Manufacturing engineering / continuous improvement
  • Data analyst
  • Reliability engineering
  • Production coordinator
  • Quality project coordinator
  • Process analyst
  • Supply chain assistant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical Engineering Concepts
  • Chemistry for Engineers
  • Computer Literacy and Programming for Chemical Engineers
  • Design Studio
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete the Admission Information Form once you've applied. (online)

Ontario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:

  • Advanced Functions (minimum final grade of 70% is required)
  • Calculus and Vectors (minimum final grade of 70% is required)
  • Chemistry (minimum final grade of 70% is required)
  • Physics (minimum final grade of 70% is required)
  • English (ENG4U) (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54600 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54600 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    16120 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16120 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Waterloo

  • 810 - 1450 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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