Chemistry Degree


Chemistry Courses in Canada

Introduction to studying a chemistry program for international students

Studying chemistry at a Canadian university will propel you toward an exciting career in research and development. Undergraduate chemistry modules include modern chemistry fundamentals, organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, mathematics, and the living earth, incorporating organic, physical, structural and biochemistry.

All Canadian universities offering chemistry have state-of-the-art professional labs where you will gain the best practical experience under the guidance of experts and researchers. As a constantly evolving subject, a chemistry degree will enable you to make an impact in science, medicine, engineering, and technology.


Chemistry graduates often find employment in the research and development sector, with specific roles in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and engineering being popular. The transferable skills taught throughout your degree also see many students move into management, teaching and journalism at comparatively higher salaries.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements vary for each Canadian university, but students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 34 points with Typical A-Level Requirements, including Chemistry and Mathematics.

Where can I study Chemistry in Canada?

To learn more about the best chemistry universities in Canada, find details on the top ranking Chemistry programs in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 below:

  1. University of Toronto
  2. University of British Columbia
  3. McGill University
  4. University of Alberta
  5. University of Montreal
  6. University of Waterloo
  7. McMaster University
  8. University of Calgary
  9. University of Ottawa
  10. Western University

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