M.Sc. On Campus


University of Prince Edward Island

24 months
4344 CAD/year
4344 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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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.


Students in this Master of Science program at the University of Prince Edward Island will register in one of the designated areas of specialization listed below:

  • Molecular and Macromolecular Sciences (MMS)
  • Environmental Sciences (ESC)
  • Human Biology (HB)
  • Sustainable Design Engineering (SDE)
  • Mathematics and Computational Sciences (MCS)


Mastery in the chosen field of study is attested by the achieving of satisfactory standings in the minimum number of graduate courses required by the respective Faculty, the completion of a research project, and the writing of a thesis based upon the research.

There will be considerable interaction and co-operation among the departments/faculties to provide courses and research facilities to meet the needs of individual students and their research projects.

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
  • Advanced Topics in Marine Ecology
  • Epidemiological Applications in primary Healthcare Research
  • Bioinformatics for Graduate Students

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The minimum requirement for admission to graduate studies in the Faculties of Science and Veterinary Medicine is:

  • a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent; or
  • a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, or Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degree, or equivalent, normally of four years’ duration, in an honours or majors program or equivalent from a recognized university or college, the applicant having achieved an average of at least second-class (“B,” i.e., 70% to 79.9%) standing in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4344 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8688 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4344 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8688 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • International: $7,548 per year in addition to full-time course tuition

Living costs for Charlottetown

1080 - 1710 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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