University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa

Biochemistry (Biotechnology) and Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology)

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Chemical Engineering
Description:Learn how living organisms grow and develop, and how we can use this knowledge to create manufacturing processes, chemical products and life-saving drugs. Did you know that proteins, yogurt and biodiesel are all biotechnology products? So are insulin and the chickenpox vaccine, both of which have saved or improved the lives of millions.

The Biotechnology program covers the fields of biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering science and engineering design. Students in this program receive two degrees upon graduation: a BSc in Biochemistry and a BASc in Chemical Engineering.
URL:Biochemistry (Biotechnology) and Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology) at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $52,707
Careers:Chemical EngineersNutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 82
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
A minimum combined average of 70% is required for all prerequisite courses in science and mathematics.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. C1] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]

* 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 August 19, 2021