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Chemical Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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, with this Chemical Sciences program at Laurentian University.


Learn and apply the fundamental science that essential in all sciences, including physics, engineering, environmental, and biomedical sciences, with this Chemical Sciences program at Laurentian University.

Choose to complete your degree through coursework and a thesis, or through coursework and a critical review essay.

Benefit from the personal advisory committee assigned to assist you throughout your degree.

Choose from many areas of interest including, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, physical and theoretical chemistry, organic chemistry, and surface modifications.


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.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Thesis
  • Critical Review Essay
  • Topics in Environmental Chemistry
  • Advanced Electrochemistry
  • Topics in Analytical Chemistry
  • Protein Chemistry
  • Biochem. of Transport Systems
  • Metallobiochemistry
  • Molecular Biology of Eukaryotes
  • Selected Topics - Biochemistry
  • Molecular Basis of Cancer
  • Molecular Evolution

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

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. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14360 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7180 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6356 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3178 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 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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