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Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • 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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    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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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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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

    11532 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23070 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4212 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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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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