48 months
24250 CAD/year
6100 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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High-achieving students in this program – the only one of its kind at any Canadian university – are able to gain hands-on experience through thesis projects, present at conferences and study in courses alongside graduate level students. Forensic Chemistry (Hons) is offered at Trent University.

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Have an interest in analytical chemistry and its applications in forensic investigation? This program is for you. In addition to the hands-on learning received in the fundamental forensic science course options, the Forensic Chemistry (Hons) is offered at Trent University and gives you a comprehensive education in chemical analysis and toxicology, studying everything from biochemical and environmental chemistry to inorganic, organic and physical chemistry.


  • Chemist
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Criminalist
  • Research Scientist
  • Forensic Toxicologist
  • Forensic Chemist
  • Laboratory Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemical Concepts
  • Chromatography
  • Molecules of Murder
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Molecules of Murder

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 75% overall average. Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24250 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6100 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Peterborough

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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