48 months
19534 CAD/module
8415 CAD/module
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Chemistry at the Mount Saint Vincent University challenges students in their course work to be both analytical and creative. 

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Chemistry is the study of matter; its composition, the changes it undergoes, and the accompanying changes in energy. Small class sizes, and in many cases, the opportunity to participate in research prepares undergraduate students for their future endeavors. 

Program Options

Students of the Chemistry program from Mount Saint Vincent University have the opportunity to choose from a variety of degree program and concentration options. The Chemistry department also offers a minor in physics. 

  • Honours Degree – Four-year, 20-unit Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry
  • Major – Four-year, 20-unit degree, requiring 8-units of chemistry courses.
  • Combined Major – 6-units of chemistry courses
  • Concentration – 4-units of chemistry courses
  • Minor – 3-units of chemistry courses

Careers in Chemistry

Mount graduates have gone on to work in a number of fields including industrial (pharmaceutical, oil, medicine, food, manufacturing), government and education sectors. Chemistry also offers academic careers for those who pursue further study, research or teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry of Everyday Life
  • Chemical Concepts
  • General Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemical Thermodynamics 
  • Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics 

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

  • Applicants for admission from high school must submit a completed application, the application fee, and have an official transcript of the high school record forwarded directly from the high school to the Admissions Office.
  • Applicants who have previously attended another post-secondary college or university and those attending while making an application to the Mount may be eligible for transfer credits. Applicants must submit official documents of all previous academic work regardless of whether they are seeking recognition of transfer credits for a particular program. Students who fail to declare prior study or to supply such documentation may be denied admission to the University or be dismissed upon subsequent discovery.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19534 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19534 CAD per module during 48 months.
  • National

    8415 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8415 CAD per module during 48 months.
  • Nat: (10 courses) $8,415 – $8,833
  • Int: (10 courses) $19,534- $19,951

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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