Chemistry, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
12 months
4912 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Chemistry from University of Ottawa combines the research strengths of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. The institute offers graduate programs leading to the master’s (MSc) and doctoral (PhD) degrees in Chemistry.


At Chemistry from University of Ottawa research facilities are shared between the two campuses. Students have access to the professors, courses and facilities at both universities; however, they must enroll at the “home university” of the thesis supervisor.

Students at Chemistry from University of Ottawa will gain knowledge in:

  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Biological chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Physical chemistry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radiochemistry
  • Surface Chemistry and Nanostructures
  • Applications in Mass Spectrometry 
  • Physical Methods of Nanotechnology
  • Macromolecular Nanotechnology 
  • Bio Macromolecular Nanotechnology
  • Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology 
  • Scientific Data Processing and Evaluation
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy for Organic Chemists
  • Molecular Spectroscopy
  • Organic Polymer Chemistry 
  • Advanced Protein Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a specialization, or a major in Chemistry (or equivalent) with a minimum admission average of 75% (B+).
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement, as indicated in official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills.
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts
  • English proficiency
  • Resume
  • A letter of intent outlining your career goals and proposed research area.
  • We recommend that you contact potential thesis supervisors early. To register, you need to be accepted by a thesis supervisor.
  • International students must show proof of funding in the form of a supervisor stipend and a combination of scholarships and/or in-trust accounts.
  • A good knowledge of either English or French and good ability to write in English is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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