Program Information

School: Saint Mary’s University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Chemistry, General
Description: Chemistry is the study of matter, including its properties and composition, and of the changes it can undergo. The many different fields of Chemistry include its core areas: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical, and theoretical.

As a Chemistry major, you’ll receive instruction in each of the core fields and also in courses such as green chemistry and environmental chemistry. This will give you a solid foundation in chemistry, and the skills and knowledge to address real-world, contemporary issues. Our program is nationally accredited by the Chemical Institute of Canada. This means we meet their national standards of education and they promote the qualifications of our B.Sc Chemistry students.

URL: Chemistry at Saint Mary’s University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers: Chemists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Calculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Computer and Information Science  

Two additional academic courses are also required.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]

If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate that you have the English language skills necessary to be successful in Saint Mary’s University degree programs.