Chemical Sciences (M.Sc.)

Chemical Sciences (M.Sc.)

Master degree
Application deadlines: June 1, November 1, February 1
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: $100
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September, January, May
International tuition: $22,599
Domestic tuition: $10,000

Program overview

Discover the common thread of chemistry as it exists within all sciences. Apply your knowledge to the challenges and technological innovations possible in today’s modern world.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
For admission as either a full- or part-time graduate student, candidates must submit proof of upper second-class standing (B average) in a four-year undergraduate B.Sc. degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or equivalent. Candidates not possessing the equivalent of a four-year degree can apply for a Qualifying Year in Chemistry and Biochemistry in order to complete the minimum program requirements by contacting the Office of Admissions. Application Process Attention! All documents must be uploaded via MyLaurentian Step 1. Contact the Graduate Coordinator or individual faculty member about the possibility of becoming a student. Step 2. Submit the online application on the website Documents: Three Reference Forms Statement of Interest; what strengths you bring to the program, and what you expect from the program. Curriculum Vitae and/or Resume Official Academic Transcript(s) from all post secondary studies Step 3. Once the Admissions Office receives all information and the application is deemed complete, the application will be forwarded to the department. An Admissions Committee meets to review the applications. Step 4. The Admissions Committee will review all applications on file and make a decision regarding the suitability of each applicant. Step 5: If approved for admission, the Office of Admissions will send the student an Offer of Admission via MyLaurentian.

Career opportunities

Laboratory, pharmaceuticals and biomedical diagnostic companies, environmental consultancy agencies, senior chemist in industrial setting, chief chemist for a steel manufacturer, pharmacist, project and research leader, university professor, teacher, drug controller, physician, surgeon, dentist, veterinarian, research in oceanography, computer programmer for a mining company, programmer analyst, waste disposal consultant, hospital staff radiologist, environmental monitoring and remediation, food industry, graduate studies, plastic and petrochemical industry, public service, quality assurance and quality control, research institutes.

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