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Birds eye view of Erlenmeyer flask and test tubes on top of the periodic table

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Birds eye view of Erlenmeyer flask and test tubes on top of the periodic table


Environmental Chemistry

A student looking standing at a lake with a canoe and some chemistry equipiment taking samples in the early morning lightDiscover the environment at the molecular level and how it influences life at the global level. Your studies in Environmental Chemistry will address contemporary issues in modelling the behaviour and fate of molecules in the environment. In this program you will explore the sources and cycles of chemicals, their interactions with organisms and responses to contaminants in the local and global world.



Degree Type

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Work with advanced instrumentation and learn modern analytical techniques in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Learn to approach environmental problems from a multi-disciplinary perspective
  • Gain real-life research experience working with professors and research groups

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Popular Courses

Career Paths

  • Analytical Laboratory Scientist
  • Environmental Auditor
  • Environmental Health Inspector
  • Research Scientist
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Regulatory Chemist
  • Policy Advisor
  • Pollution Control Engineer
  • Environmental Modeller