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Microbiology and Chemistry

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Combine microbiology and chemistry to discover what makes the living world tick. Study everything from the fundamentals to the latest scientific discoveries. Interested in research? You can pursue real research with professors from second year onwards.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional


  • Medical professional
  • Pharmacist
  • Research and development professional
  • Veterinarian

Sample courses

  • Molecular Microbiology - MICR 302
  • Bio-organic chemistry - CHEM 337
  • Virology - MICR 402


Apply to the Faculty of Science as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

When you submit your application, choose either Chemistry or Microbiology as your program of interest. You can declare the combined Microbiology and Chemistry program as your major after one or more years of full-time study.

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Providing you accurate application deadlines, tuition fee estimates, admission requirements, scholarships and transfer credit depends on your situation.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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We'll walk you through all of the steps in the process, from submitting your online application to accepting your offer of admission.

Program planning

Is this program the right fit for you? Use our program planning worksheets to get a good idea of what your studies will look like.

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