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Future Undergraduate Students

Welcome to Toronto Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Science, a powerhouse of leading-edge applied research and education located in the heart of Downtown Toronto. Our seven undergraduate programs are a careful blend of scientific theory and hands-on practice, each leading to an Honours Bachelor of Science university degree. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to grow your knowledge, connect the dots and learn new skills in an innovative and collaborative scientific community at TMU.

Why TMU?

Downtown Campus:

Explore the city, meet new friends and study in the heart of downtown Toronto

Real-World Skills:

Learn by doing with lab work and research partnerships in top GTA hospitals & facilities

Optional Co-op:

Gain real-world experience with CEWIL (external link) -accredited co-op streams in all programs

Where Can a BSc Degree Take You?

A science degree opens up a wide horizon of possibilities. After graduation, some students immediately enter the workforce in sectors ranging from technology and finance to healthcare, teaching or communications. Whatever your interests, TMU's undergraduate science programs can help you launch an exciting career in STEM.  (PDF file) Check out our undergraduate program guide for more possibilities.


Our authentic science approach builds bridges between disciplines to solve some of today’s biggest challenges, from preserving clean water to developing smarter disease therapies to measuring financial risk. As one of the few universities with optional co-op streams in each of its science programs, you will learn to take solid theory and apply it to the real world. We push conventional boundaries of science and create solutions with meaningful impact on society. Explore our seven programs across four departments: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry & Biology.

Discover Biology at TMU

Dive deep into the nature of life and living organisms – from bacteria and cells to plants and animals. TMU’s Biology program teaches concepts spanning from cellular structure and function to the environment and bioinformatics. Further chances to customize your degree include optional co-op and/or completing optional specializations in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Biophysics or Environmental Biology, or an optional designation in Management Science.

Opportunities After Graduation


  • Biochemistry, environmental, health and molecular sciences
  • Scientific sales and marketing
  • Food and life science research or science management for government, academia or industry
  • Agri-food, biotechnology, or pharmaceuticals

Career Paths:

  • Botanist, environmental biologist, food research scientist or multimedia life science and food industry editor
  • Graduate degree in this discipline (MSc and PhD) or a professional degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or a related field
Biology students in lab with plants in the foreground

Discover Biomedical Sciences at TMU

Do you want to know how molecular and cellular mechanisms drive health, infection and the development of disease in living organisms? The Biomedical Sciences program at TMU provides theoretical and practical expertise of molecular and cell biology, genetics and genomics, and microbiology. TMU’s close relationship with the biomedical industry offers research opportunities with optional co-op that will prepare you to make a meaningful contribution to health care. 

Opportunities After Graduation


  • Clinical and forensic laboratories
  • Biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries
  • Biomedical research institutions
  • Health administration and policy organizations
  • Consulting management companies and patent law firms

Career Paths:

  • Geneticist, immunologist, molecular biologist, biomedical nanotechnology research scientist, or research ethics board coordinator
  • Graduate degree in molecular science (MSc and PhD) or a professional degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy or physiotherapy
Biomedical sciences student in blue-lit lab conducting an experiment

Discover Chemistry at TMU

Chemistry drives almost everything we do, such as creating new and useful materials and products, protecting the environment or fighting disease. In the Chemistry program at TMU, you’ll understand matter and energy and their interactions with each other, and combine research and application to expand current practices and engage in real-world chemical science. You’ll also have the chance to further customize your degree with optional co-op and/or a specialization in Applied Physics or an optional specialization in Management Sciences.

Opportunities After Graduation


  • Research and management in government, academia or industry; biochemistry, environmental science
  • Pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemistry, forensics
  • Laboratory analytical services, quality control, synthesis
  • Product development; sales and marketing

Career Paths:

  • Analytical chemist, enzyme chemist, organic chemist, biochemistry research scientist or product release analyst
  • Graduate degree (MSc and PhD) or professional degree in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, law or education
Chemistry student holding beaker in front of face

Discover Computer Science at TMU

If you want to influence the hyperconnected digital landscape, become fluent in programming languages, and learn about cyber technologies, the Computer Science program at TMU is for you. You will explore software engineering, networks, computer vision, robotics, artificial intelligence, web-based development, human-computer interaction, computer graphics and virtual reality. You’ll have access to specialized applied research facilities and labs and can customize your degree with optional co-op, and a concentration in Software Engineering that will prepare you for your career.

Opportunities After Graduation


  • Computing industry
  • Health fields
  • Civil service
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking
  • Utility companies
  • Insurance and consulting firms

Career Paths:

  • Cybersecurity specialist, full stack developer, software engineer, web application developer or product manager
  • Graduate degree (MSc and PhD) in computer science
Computer science students sitting at a computer and holding VR equipment

Discover Financial Mathematics at TMU

If you’re attracted to the fast-paced and competitive world of finance, TMU’s Financial Mathematics program is for you. This specialized mathematics program will teach you in-depth knowledge of economics, financial instruments and statistical techniques, and establish a foundation in modern mathematics, financial accounting, managerial finance and computer science. Participate in case studies, practical investing experience, an optional co-op, and industry-relevant research projects to make an immediate impact in the financial sector.

Opportunities After Graduation


  • Private enterprises, government, not-for-profit companies
  • Investment banking, auditing, accounting, financial management
  • Systems analysis, computer programming
  • Financial engineering, risk management, trading system development

Career Paths:

  • Actuary, data analyst, financial analyst, market and competitive intelligence analyst or quantitative analyst
  • Graduate degree (MBA or MSc) in mathematics, business or finance
Financial mathematics graphs

Discover Mathematics and Its Applications at TMU

Intrigued by the mathematical foundations of complex problems? The Mathematics and Its Applications program at TMU trains you to apply logic and math principles to anything from technology to disease to cryptology. An optional co-op and optional specializations in Computer Science and Economics will further prepare you with the knowledge and problem-solving expertise needed to become a valued and in-demand professional in mathematics.

Opportunities After Graduation


  • Finance, economics, business and government
  • Computer security, statistical analysis
  • Market research design and analysis, software development
  • Manufacturing design and testing

Career Paths:

  • Applied mathematician, research mathematician, statistical analyst, commercial intelligence analyst or cryptoanalyst
  • Graduate degree in applied mathematics (MA or MSc) or other related fields
Math student writing equations on white board

Discover Medical Physics at TMU

Combine your interests in medicine and physics to explore the ways in which physics is applied in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses. In the Medical Physics program at TMU, you will apply physics-based concepts and methodologies to procedures such as medical imaging, radiation therapy, radiation protection and dosimetry. You will complete a thesis project and can pursue an optional co-op, benefitting from TMU's close academic connection to hospitals in Toronto.

Opportunities After Graduation


  • Health-care
  • Medical and business organizations
  • Enterprises engaged in the application of physics and technology
  • Biomedical research and development
  • Radiation exposure testing
  • Cancer diagnosis, treatment and management services

Career Paths:

  • Cardiac sonographer, MRI technologist, radiation protection surveyor, or registered technologist in nuclear medicine (RTNM)
  • Graduate degree in molecular science (MSc and PhD) in medical/health physics or related areas or a professional degree program in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, business, law or education
Medical physics students in red-lit lab working with lasers

Applying to TMU

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To be considered for admission at Toronto Metropolitan University, you’ll first need to meet general requirements that apply to candidates for all university undergraduate programs. You can find out more about these from TMU’s admissions website, including requirements per program, requirements for mature students, transferring from another university, home schooled and other special cases.

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Fees vary by program, and include both tuition and ancillary fees (such as for athletics, health and other services). 

Learn about specific fees for each program, other fee-related information, and scholarships. For more support, visit the student financial assistance website.

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TMU is one of the few universities that offers optional CEWIL-accredited (external link)  co-op streams in each of its Faculty of Science undergraduate programs. Co-op embeds real-world, paid work placements right into your degree. As a co-op student, you will graduate with many competitive advantages such as gaining work experience in your field and building a network of industry professionals and references. Learn more about science co-ops at TMU.

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At TMU, university is more than just study – it’s a lifestyle. The years you spend here can stretch your horizons and shape your future. Dive into campus life and explore your potential – academically, professionally and personally. You'll enrich your university experience, meet new people, and build lifelong memories. Check out some of the ways to get active in the Toronto Metropolitan University community.

Vanessa Landayan

“I love problem solving, finding patterns and thinking up new inventions. I chose [TMU] for its reputable co-op program and downtown campus. The courses teach important concepts and the professors give amazing guidance and support. After graduation, I want to become a software engineer.”

Vanessa Landayan, Computer Science student

Contact Us

Salwa Saeed
Faculty of Science Recruitment & International Engagement Officer

416-979-5000 Ext. 553248

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