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Chemistry, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (WUR) London, Canada
Whether we are taking a medication to treat a disease, driving a car, or listening to our battery-powered MP3 players, chemistry has an immense impact on all aspects of our daily lives. Chemistry program at Western University - Canada is the study of materials at the atomic and molecular level, and in particular, their properties, composition, and reactions.


The Chemistry program at Western University - Canada is instructed by enthusiastic, award-winning faculty in an environment that is conducive to learning. With small classes, a friendly atmosphere, and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, chemistry students also acquire important talents that are crucial in the today’s competitive job marketplace: problem-solving, critical- and creative-thinking, organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills.

An undergraduate degree in chemistry is highly versatile and will provide a solid foundation for a wide variety of exciting careers. Chemistry graduates have found intellectually stimulating opportunities in industry, government, and the private sector. Graduates have also pursued advanced degrees, including medicine, law, business, education, and of course, research-based MSc and PhD programs in chemistry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organic and Biological Chemistry for Food Science 
  • Chemistry of the Environment
  • Inorganic Elements in Life
  • Organic Chemistry for Life Sciences 
  • Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences 
  • Organic Chemistry of Biological Molecules 
  • Structure and Bonding in Inorganic Chemistry
  • Introductory Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry I: Structure and Spectroscopy 
  • Inorganic Chemistry of the Main Group Elements
  • Organic Chemistry II: Mechanisms and Reactivity
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Microscopic Phenomena

English Language Requirements

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    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.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Completion of the entire Diploma including the Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay
  • Passes in a minimum of 6 subjects of which 3 must be at the Higher Level
  • A minimum grade total of 28 including points awarded for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge
  • No mark less than 4 on any individual course
  • Prerequisites for your program as specified by Western 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28743 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28743 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6723 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6723 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1037 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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