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Chemical Engineering Co-op (BEng)

Is It for You?

Improve human life by creating everything from cleaner water and better-tasting food to new medicines and sources of fuel. Develop expertise in the physical and life sciences, advanced processing and manufacturing and production technologies. Transform the raw materials of our planet into useful products that sustain and enrich lives.

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Five-Year Co-op

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Engineering

 Grade Range
80-83%*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Co-op Option
Yes

 Accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Distinctive Learning

Professional full-time paid experience through co-op work terms; team design project; laboratory application of concepts and procedures; optional specializations in management sciences and/or engineering innovation and entrepreneurship.

After Graduation

Apply knowledge of and experience in chemical engineering to change lives in areas such as oil and gas engineering, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals; environmental regulation, health and safety enforcement; petrochemical plants, oil and gas production; process design and development, chemical engineering software; pollution control, waste management; teaching and research. Pursue a graduate degree (MEng, MASc, PhD) in chemical engineering.

What You Need to Know

Domestic Fees Range: $10,881 - $12,241
International Fees Range: $27,509 - $29,219

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
  • Note: The grades required in the subject prerequisites (normally 70%) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

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