Chemistry, M.Sc. | Carleton University | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
18463 CAD/year
6657 CAD/year
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The Ottawa-Carleton Chemistry Institute (OCCI) is a joint program of graduate studies and research in chemistry for Carleton University and the University of Ottawa that combines the research strengths and resources of both universities.


The Institute offers degrees in all areas of chemistry, including biochemistry, analytical, inorganic, organic, physical and theoretical chemistry.

Prospective students enroll at the university where their research supervisor is located. Several graduate students also conduct their research off campus under the supervision of one of the Institute’s adjunct professors.

As a graduate student in the Chemistry MSc program at Carleton University, you will become part of a vibrant network of scientists and have the opportunity to engage in some of the world-class research conducted at Carleton.

Capital Advantage

We have developed strong links with government departments such as Health Canada, Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Agriculture Canada, the National Science Library and the National Research Council and its library. Ottawa is also home to world-class hospitals and medical research facilities and high tech organizations. These offer endless research opportunities and, down the road, career opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Mass Spectrometry
  • Multinuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • Solid State NMR Spectroscopy
  • NMR Spectroscopy
  • Physical Organic Chemistry
  • Photochemistry
  • Supercritical Fluids

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours BSc degree in chemistry, with a B+ average in the last two years and a B average overall. 
  • Applicants who do not meet this requirement, or whose undergraduate degree is in another closely related degree may be accepted into the program, but may be assigned extra courses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18463 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18463 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6657 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6657 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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