Science at Memorial

“Nature composes some of her loveliest poems for the microscope and the telescope.”

~Theodore Roszak, Where the Wasteland Ends, 1972

Wouldn't it be great if you could have a science lab right outside your window?

Whether you're interested in exploring the ocean beyond, the forests next door or the rocks under your feet, Memorial is uniquely positioned to bring science right to you. After all everything is science — and science is everything!

Admission to Science

You can apply for admission into the Faculty of Science directly from high school by indicating Bachelor of Science as your program choice on the university application. Direct entry into the faculty from high school is simply a matter of meeting the general admission requirements for Memorial University.

Applying to Memorial is as easy as 1-2-3! Visit Undergraduate Admissions and Programs for everything you need to know about the university, its programs, admissions, money matters, campus and city life, and lots more.

The priority deadlines for submitting general applications for admission are:

March 1 - Fall semester
Oct. 1 - Winter semester
Feb. 1 - Spring semester

Admission to a Major

A major is a field of study that you specialize in during your degree. The Faculty of Science offers a full range of majors to match your interests. When you are in your first year of studies at Memorial, you will be encouraged to contact the department of your proposed major for academic advice on choosing a major and a program schedule. Entry into a specific major requires completion of at least 10 courses at the university level.

Applying to Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Science has very active programs at the masters and PhD levels in each of its departments, as well as an array of exciting interdisciplinary graduate programs. See our graduate student section and the School of Graduate Studies for complete information.