A degree in chemistry from Trinity Western University couples biblical principles with scientific practice—and delivers a solid foundation for scientific investigation in a multitude of careers.

Chemistry is known as the central science, because it interacts with all other sciences, and it explains the world around us.

A degree in chemistry can lead to a career in environmental science, nanotechnology, materials chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology, or a medical discipline.

Through our degree program, you will acquire theoretical principles and the laboratory skills you need for a career in chemistry, or a related career in which chemistry is an asset or requirement. As part of your chemistry studies, you may make aspirin in your introductory chemistry lab or test the pond water for compounds important in water quality.

Whether learning how to synthesize molecules, solving molecular structures, understanding the physical basis of chemical bonding, or understanding how a metal works when forming a mineral structure or in a catalytic biological enzyme, each class offers key principles and real-world applications. You will be trained by faculty who are experts in their individual fields and eager to share that expertise by mentoring students.

Degrees

Bachelor of Science (BSc) - Honours
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Minor
Concentration

Alumni Perspective

“During my undergraduate degree at TWU, I had an excellent experience and I was fortunate to have really good professors. I was given the opportunity to do undergraduate research, which piqued my interest in chemistry, and ultimately led to my current enrolment in the PhD program at SFU. Through the research I conducted during my undergrad, I was able to develop skills in research that aren’t normally accessible until grad school, which stood out during my application to grad school. The lab experience at TWU both in research and courses was really hands-on, and was a great part of studying chemistry at TWU.”
JOSIAH NEWTON, 2017
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Financial Aid

Investing in your future may require some help along the way. We offer merit and need-based awards to help offset the cost of tuition. Planning early is key and we are here to help get you started.

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Admission Requirements

The admissions process at TWU is designed to be simple and convenient. Once we receive your application and transcripts, you will be contacted by your admissions counsellor within two weeks on your admittance.

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Laboratory Facilities

Trinity Western University boasts state of the art laboratories and facilities that provide students with "hands-on" experience on a range of modern instrumental techniques.

Careers in Chemistry
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TWU’s chemistry graduates find careers in:

  • Healthcare
  • Medicine
  • Technology management
  • Sciences of environment and agriculture
  • Science research and education