Program Information

School: McMaster University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Description: The B.Sc. in Chemical and Physical Science has been designed for those students interested in a 3 year programme in either Chemistry or Physics. It is modelled on the Complementary Studies Options and the student is free to chose a combination of Chemistry and Physics courses. Timetable constraints will tend to force the selection to be heavily weighted in just one of these departments.

URL: Chemical and Physical Sciences at McMaster University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,505

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Careers: Physicists,Chemists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 82 to 85
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 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, MHF4U, MCV4U, SCH4U, and SPH4U. Note: it is recommended that all first semester grades and a list of all courses for the entire year be submitted no later than March 1st.

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