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 connect with 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 application to find a supervisor you may wish to work with.
The School of Graduate Studies offers advice on how to search for and contact potential supervisors. Need more help? Try attending one of our webinars and information sessions for prospective graduate students.
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
Note: All figures are in Canadian dollars and subject to change. Fees are approved by the University’s Board of Regents. In the event of a discrepancy between the fees approved by the Board and those published on this website, the fees approved by the Board will prevail. Financial policies are enforced through the Department of Financial and Administrative Services. For the complete and official list of all fees and charges, visit www.mun.ca/finance/fees/.
MSc: 2 years
PhD: 4 years
February 1 (international) for Fall admission
March 1 (Canadian) for Fall admission
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