University of Prince Edward Island

24 months
11535 CAD/year
4215 CAD/year
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The Master of Science degree of the University of Prince Edward Island requires the demonstration of a reasonable mastery of a concentrated field of study.

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This is an exciting time for graduate studies in Science at University of Prince Edward Island. Existing programs are growing, and various new programs are being proposed and implemented. Our graduate students of the Master of Science degree of the University of Prince Edwardare making increasingly important contributions to UPEI in many areas, including research, teaching, mentorship, the campus community and community outreach. UPEI offers three distinctive graduate programs in the Faculty of Science. 


  • A Master's degree can be applied to virtually any career.
  • The Master of Science Program includes all science departments at UPEI.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Topics in Ecology and Environmental Sciences
  • Advanced Topics in Plant Science
  • Advanced Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Topics in Molecular and Macromolecular Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to a graduate degree program as a regular student is granted, on recommendation of the Department concerned, to:

  • a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or a 4-year honours or majors baccalaureate or its equivalent.
  • a student who has satisfied the requirements for transfer from provisional student category.
  • an average of at least second class ('B', i.e. 70% to 79.9%) in the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11535 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23070 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4215 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8430 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


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