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.
Contact a faculty supervisor
Graduate applicants interested in research-based programs are strongly encouraged to contact 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.
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.
MSc: 2 years
PhD: 4 years
February 1 (international) for Fall admission
March 1 (Canadian) for Fall admission
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