Chemical Technology, Postgraduate Diploma | Northern Alberta Institute of Technology | Edmonton, Canada
24 months
603 CAD/credit 18090 CAD/year
158 CAD/credit 4740 CAD/year
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Chemical Technology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology will prepare you for work as a chemical technologist in industrial, government and commercial laboratories.


Chemical Technology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology emphasizes the application of standard and specialized laboratory techniques across scientific disciplines. Training is lab-focused; you'll gain practical, job-ready experience using a variety of modern laboratory instruments and computer applications in NAIT's advanced Centre for Chemical Studies.


  • The chemical industry, involving the manufacture of a variety of inorganic and organic chemicals
  • The petroleum industry, involving the production and testing of fuels and lubricants
  • The environmental field, involving the identification and analysis of environmental pollutants
  • Laboratory support to the mining, food and agricultural industries
  • Biotechnology and forensic laboratories
  • Research laboratories at universities, colleges, industrial R&D facilities and government agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Safety and Techniques
  • Chemical Principles
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Technical Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Applications
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Intermediate Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Effective Communications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted any time, but we recommend submitting your application at least 90 days before the application deadline.


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • English 30-1 or English 30-2
  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Or Successful completion of minimum 24 post-secondary credits or 8 post-secondary courses within an accredited or recognized degree or diploma in a related field (engineering or engineering technology) with an Admission GPA of 2.0 based on the most recently completed post-secondary credits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18090 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 603 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    4740 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 158 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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