Program Information

School: Western University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Biochemistry
Chemistry, General
Description: The study of Biochemistry is directly applicable to a diverse array of careers. A degree in Biochemistry emphasizes the development of skills in communication, problem solving, and critical thinking, as well as the technical and theoretical aspects of state-of-the art experimental research. Indeed Biochemistry is the most requested discipline for many career choices, both in the greater scientific community and beyond. Graduates of an Honors Specialization in Biochemistry are valued employees in academia, biotechnology, environmental and financial fields. Furthermore, Biochemistry provides the skills necessary in many professional programs: medicine, dentistry, engineering, teaching and law.
URL: Biochemistry and Chemistry at Western University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $30,931
Careers: Chemists,Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 86
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Two of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Math of Data Management (MDM4U), Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U), Earth and Space Sciences (SES4U), Computer and Information Science (ICS4U). • First year Biology and Chemistry courses require Biology SBI4U and Chemistry SCH4U, respectively. • First year Biology and Chemistry courses are required for all modules offered by the Department of Biology and for some modules offered by the Department of Chemistry and other Science departments

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5]