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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 uniquMUN Earth Sciences field course at Grand Canyonely 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! Follow the link to Become an Undergraduate Student for everything you need to know about the University, its programs, admissions, the City of St. John's and environs, and lots more.

If you have questions, you can use the MunLive chat to ask any time. 

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.

Undergraduate News

Devin Grant is Newfoundland and Labrador's newest Rhodes Scholar.Devin Grant

Each year, 11 outstanding Canadian students are chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership and commitment to services to study at the University of Oxford.

The St. John’s resident is currently in his fifth year of studies at Memorial University and is nearing completion of a honours degree in applied math with a minor in computer science.

A regular on the Dean’s List, Mr. Grant has also been heavily involved with the MUN Students’ Union and United Nations Society; is a member of the award winning Newman’s Sound Men’s Choir and a founding member of The Night Caps, an all-male vocal quartet specializing in holiday performances. He has also been involved in several musical productions.

Mr. Grant will begin his master’s in mathematical modeling and scientific computing at Oxford in October.