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Chemical Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Burnaby, Canada
If you want to master two highly-technical and specialised areas of science at the same time, then you can be a chemical physicist. Study both areas to the expert level and become the scientist you always thought you could be.The Chemical Physics program is offered by Simon Fraser University.
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Overview

The Chemical Physics program offered by Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Science is offered by the Department of Physics. You can start this program at the Surrey campus. 

The Chemical Physics program in the Faculty of Science is offered by the Department of Physics. You can start this program at the Surrey campus.

Chemical Physics focuses on areas where chemistry and physics come together, like experimental measurement and theoretical calculations of atoms and molecules. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of chemistry and can go on to a career or graduate school in chemistry or physics.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Astronaut
  • Astrophysicist
  • Biophysicist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Materials Technologist
  • Physical Chemist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • General Chemistry Laboratory
  • Introduction to Analytical Chemistry 
  • Inorganic Chemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Calculus
  • Vector Calculus 
  • Physics Laboratory 
  • Physics Undergraduate Seminar
  • Intermediate Mechanics
  • Physics Laboratory
  • 255 - Vibrations and Waves 
  • General Chemistry and Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    93

    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:

    7

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • You must meet the general requirements, including English and quantitative skills, and the program-specific requirements
  • If you're an international student, you'll find program requirements organized by country
  • Admission to SFU is competitive. In the past, the average for admission has ranged from 80% to 90%, depending on the program.  All students must write the English 12 provincial exam and meet BC high school graduation requirements
  • Official documents/transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    979 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 979 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    195 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 195 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burnaby

  • 1600 - 2700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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