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Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Burnaby, Canada
The point at which a high school or regional college student enters the Chemistry program offered by Simon Fraser University is governed by the student's subject knowledge. 
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Overview

At the Chemistry program offered by Simon Fraser University, you'll study in a program known for cutting edge chemical and multidisciplinary research, and you'll gain the necessary scientific foundation for studies and careers in related fields. 

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:

  • Biochemist
  • Cell Research Chemist
  • Chemical Technician
  • Combustion Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Cosmetics Developer
  • Food Scientist
  • Forensic Lab Analyst
  • Hazardous Materials Expert
  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Inorganic or Organic Chemist
  • Lab Coordinator

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 and Laboratory
  • Introduction to Analytical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Atoms, Molecules, Spectroscopy
  • Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
  • Calculus
  • Applied Linear Algebra
  • Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • Introductory Instrumental Analysis
  • The Chemistry of Transition Metals
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Thermodynamics and Chemical Kinetics
  • Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
  • Chemical and Instrumental Methods of Identification of Organic Compounds

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

Students must arrange to send official transcripts of academic records from all schools and colleges attended to Simon Fraser University. Replaceable documents will not be returned. Irreplaceable documents will be returned to the student personally, on request. If the student’s documents are not in either English or French, Simon Fraser University may require an official translation, certified by an educational official of the student’s country, an official of a Canadian Education Centre, or a Canadian consular or embassy official. 

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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