University of Waterloo

Materials and Nanosciences

Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Materials Science
Physical Sciences, Other
Description:Explore the world of nanosized materials, learning how to manipulate individual atoms and molecules. Learn about composite materials, ceramics, semiconductor materials, fuel cells, energy storage devices, solar cells, and more. This new program at Waterloo will prepare you for careers in industrial or commercial settings where composite materials, coatings, ceramics, semiconductor materials, fuel cells, energy storage devices, and solar cells are involved.

You'll build on your creativity and innovation to develop a deeper understanding of materials, biomaterials, and nanomaterials, as well as learn about their current application to and implications for society. You'll be able to explore careers in teaching and research positions within universities or governments, as well as continue your education into a wide range of graduate programs.
URL:Materials and Nanosciences at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,160

This is an estimate.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80

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 

Two of the following are required: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, or Physics. Biology, Chemistry, and Physics are particularly recommended.

* 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 July 28, 2015

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