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School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry

Invent for Tomorrow.


Ask questions, judge evidence and create solutions. You want to advance the frontiers of science and we give you the foundation and knowledge to pursue your passion. With more than 35 years of experience providing training in chemical, pharmaceutical, and biological sciences and having graduates placed all over the world — we’ve got you covered. Within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology, the School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry is located at the Seneca @ York Campus. Our curriculum is created using input from our advisory committees, comprised of professionals in the biotechnology, chemical technology, and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Careers

    This dynamic and challenging sector offers rewarding careers and many opportunities to work in Canada, the United States, and abroad. Join a profession that offers highly competitive salaries, flexible full-time, contract and consultant work with a variety of career possibilities including research in universities, hospitals and government institutional labs; chemical, waste water, plastics, pharmaceutical and mining analysis; metallurgical and environmental assessment; physical, chemical and biological analysis among many other exciting career avenues.

Experiential Learning

When it comes to graduating job-ready, having real-world experience matters. At Seneca, we complement your in-class learning with a range of opportunities to acquire practical skills and valuable connections outside the classroom.

Skills Assessment

Skills Assessment is a tool to determine academic placement for your English and/or math class during your first semester of studies. This assessment is done after you have confirmed your offer of admission.