Dalhousie University

Chemistry (BSc or BA) (Concentrated Honours)

Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Chemistry, General
Description:Chemistry is often called the central science because of its relevance to so many other disciplines. Understanding the composition and properties of matter, as well as the manner in which one substance is transformed into another, is essential to the study of our physical and natural worlds. As such, chemistry is often a starting point for many different careers in science. A variety of programs are available, ranging from focused studies to interdisciplinary options to suit the interests of the student.

A chemistry degree involves considerable breadth of training in the major branches of chemistry. These include organic, inorganic, physical, analytical and biological chemistry. In addition to establishing a solid foundation in the fundamental principles of chemistry, students who undertake a chemistry degree develop essential skills that include problem solving, critical thinking, organization, data analysis, and written and oral communication. The laboratories associated with courses develop the necessary experience with laboratory procedures, equipment and safety, and serve to reinforce the concepts learned in lecture.
URL:Chemistry (BSc or BA) (Concentrated Honours) at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,457

Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 

Applicants are required to have: English 12; Pre-Calculus Math 12; and three other acceptable university-preparatory courses at the grade 12 level. Minimum final grades: English, Math - 65%; other subjects - 60%; overall average - 75%. It is recommended that students take two science subjects.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 14, 2017