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Future Students

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Research in chemistry explores and uncovers the properties of chemicals and their diverse chemistries in different environments. As a chemistry student, you will contribute directly to these discoveries and will gain experience in modern chemical research design and methods. Chemistry is the central science, and you will learn how this discipline contributes to, and is enhanced by, all other physical and life sciences.

Degree Type

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Specialize in organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry, or biochemistry, and take advantage of course options supported by the departments of Physics, Biology and the School of the Environment
  • Study in a program accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and benefit from opportunities to assist faculty in research or develop independent research projects
  • Gain experience for modern experimental and theoretical chemistry with access to world-class instrumentation facilities

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Career Paths

  • Chemist
  • Research Scientist
  • Pharmacist
  • Corrosion Analyst
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Quality Assurance Control Laboratory Scientist
  • Medical Doctor
  • Veterinarian