Programs

Chemistry

Why Chemistry @ Memorial?

The Department of Chemistry of Memorial University is one of the largest Chemistry departments in Atlantic Canada, with 23 faculty, 13 permanent laboratory instructors and instructional assistants, and a number of support and research staff. Over 60 graduate students currently work in the Department’s research laboratories. Faculty members’ research interests touch on all major subfields of Chemistry, including analytical, physical, inorganic, organic, theoretical/computational, environmental/marine, and materials.

Description of programs

  • MSc – The MSc program involves courses and a thesis and can be completed in two years of full-time study. The program prepares students for careers in government and industrial research, college teaching, and university research and teaching.
  • PhD – The PhD program involves courses, a comprehensive exam, and a thesis, and can be completed in four years of full-time study. The program prepares students for careers in government and industrial research, college teaching, and university research and teaching.

Find a faculty supervisor

Graduate applicants interested in research-based programs are strongly encouraged to find a faculty supervisor at the time of application. Visit the Department of Chemistry website for a list of faculty members, their research interests, and contact information. You may also use the Yaffle search engine to find a supervisor you may wish to work with.

Minimum admission requirements

  • MSc – Bachelor's degree (minimum second class) in an appropriate area of study
  • PhD – Master’s degree in an appropriate area of study

 

Important Note: The information provided on this website is subject to change. The University Calendar is the final authority on university fees and regulations.

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc, PhD

Routes:

thesis

Duration:

MSc: 2 years
PhD: 4 years

Application Deadline:

No deadline for Fall, Winter, and Spring admission

Funding:

MSc: $18,000
PhD: $20,000

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Tuition (Canadian students):

MSc: $486-$733/semester
PhD: $683/semester

Tuition (International students):

MSc: $632-$953/semester
PhD: $887/semester

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