Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

Engineering - Chemical

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Faculty:Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Chemical Engineering
Description:The field of engineering is generally associated with finding solutions for real world problems in an analytical fashion using the math, science and problem-solving skills. At Lakehead we believe engineers must also possess excellent communication skills as well as an understanding of the business, legal, and societal issues that impact development of the technological products and processes required to meet the demands of a global economy.

As a chemical engineer, you will be skilled in the development, design, construction, and operation of industrial plants in which natural resources are transferred into useful products.
URL:Engineering - Chemical at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,400

Please note that there is a co-op participation fee for students wishing to enter the co-op stream. The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Careers:Chemical Engineers

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 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Gr. 12 U English and 5 additional Gr. 12 U or M credits (including prerequisite courses). A minimum 70% overall final average. Admission averages are calculated using the top 6 Grade 12 U or M courses.
Program Specific Prerequisites: English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U), 2 additional grade 12 U/M courses.
Note: In addition to the above requirements, Calculus and Vectors (i.e. MCV4U in Ontario) is strongly recommended. Students who have completed Ontario's Grade 12 U Calculus & Vectors, with a minimum mark of 60%, will be exempted from MATH 1071 - Vectors and Matrices.
For more information, please visit: lakeheadu.ca/admissions.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 58] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

For a full listing of English Language Proficiency Requirements and accepted tests with minimum scores, please visit: lakeheadu.ca/studentcentral/applying/english-language-proficiency-requirements.

* 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 October 28, 2020