Program Information

School: The University of British Columbia – Vancouver
Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science (Engineering)
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Description: The program’s objective is to provide an outstanding and distinctive education in chemical and biological engineering, through a comprehensive and progressive range of academic courses. Selection of electives from a range of topics prepares chemical and biological engineers for meaningful, satisfying and productive careers in industry, government and academia in British Columbia, Canada and other regions of the world. The Chemical and Biological Engineering program provides an opportunity for students to combine interests in life sciences with engineering, and therefore focusses on processes in the fields of biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Some students graduating from this program continue their studies in the medical field.

Graduates are eligible, after appropriate industrial experience, for registration as Professional Engineers.

URL: Chemical & Biological Engineering at The University of British Columbia – Vancouver
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $44,463
Scholarships: 2
Careers: Chemical Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

– Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or equivalent course, including provincial examinations where applicable).

– Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs).