Program Information

School: McMaster University
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Description: This program combines Chemical Engineering with a broader university experience. Students graduating from this five-year program, will receive a traditional education in the field of Chemical Engineering, as well as learning about the complex interactions between technology and society. The program is designed to promote the ability of students to interact effectively with others and take a multi-dimensional approach to problem solving. In addition, a series of focused elective courses outside the Faculty of Engineering are taken.

URL: Chemical Engineering and Society at McMaster University
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $40,009

Cost per year is based on 34 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Careers: Chemical Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 86 to 90
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, MCV4U, SCH4U, and SPH4U. Note: Students are expected to have completed Advanced Functions (MHF4U).

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86