M.Sc. On Campus


University of Toronto

12 months
27520 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
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Graduate students at the University of Toronto may conduct research in modern facilities leading to the Master of Science (MSc) in Chemistry


About this Degree

The areas of interest cover a wide variety of topics in analytical, biological, environmental, inorganic, organic, materials, physical, polymers, and theoretical chemistry and their related interdisciplinary areas.

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Toronto, established in 1859, is one of the leading and recognized institutions in the world. It takes pride in its teaching excellence, advanced research facilities, and its development of distinguished scientists in the past and for the future. Collaborative specializations include Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Studies. Students are guaranteed full, competitive, graduate student funding through a combination of research assistantships, teaching assistantships, and fellowship support. The department offers substantial top-ups for scholarship holders.

Students benefit from rich collaborations with nearby hospitals, industry, and government laboratories. They use state-of-the-art research labs and equipment and work at the interface of chemistry with biology, medicine, nanotechnology, and the environment.

Programme Structure

  • Students must participate in a seminar program. Attendance and presentation of a seminar are mandatory in order to receive the credit.

  • In Year 1, students must complete the modules in CHM3000H Graduate Professional Development for Research and Teaching in Chemistry (0.5 FCE; Credit/No Credit).

  • Submission of a thesis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


1 alternative credits

1.0 graduate full-course equivalent (FCE)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the department's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university with an average equivalent to at least a University of Toronto B+.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27520 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
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