Chemistry

Study the properties that make up all living and non-living things and solve big problems at a molecular level.

Overview

Become a leader in several challenging and in-demand careers for today's technology-oriented society.

Choose to specialize in environmental chemistry, geochemistry, industrial chemistry, materials chemistry, or pharmaceuticals. Your fourth year will include a thesis in the chemistry discipline of your choice.

Enjoy the many benefits of small class sizes, such as greater interaction with professors, lab time, personal tutorial sessions, and a great group dynamic.

Gain hands-on experience in nationally-recognized programs with the opportunity to work on research projects with your professors and scientists in the local mining industry, at the Northeastern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre, and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Key Features

Take control of your career by specializing in areas that you are passionate about
Choose from many chemistry disciplines such as computational, electrochemistry, metal pollutants, nanotechnology, surface chemistry, natural products and synthesis, and nuclear waste management
Small class sizes, a fourth year research thesis, and faculty-supervised research teams all add up to student success

Career Opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Senior chemist in an industrial setting
  • Chief chemist for a steel manufacturer
  • Pharmacist
  • Project and research leader
  • University professor
  • Drug controller
  • Waste disposal consultant
  • Hospital staff radiologist

Many of these careers can be found in the public and private sector.

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