M.Sc. On Campus


York University

24 months
12550 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
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The Chemistry MSc program at York University focuses on a wide range of study and research in all of the traditional areas of analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, physical and theoretical chemistry with specialization available in atmospheric chemistry, mass spectrometry, gas phase ion chemistry, materials science and medicinal chemistry.


Stream and Specializations of the Chemistry MSc program at York University

  • Analytical chemistry
  • Atmospheric chemistry
  • Biological chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Organic synthesis
  • Physical & theoretical chemistry

Atmospheric Chemistry at York University is an exciting and challenging field of research that deals with the chemistry of our atmosphere, including sources, sinks, transport and physical & chemical transformations in solid, liquid and gas phases.  It is an interdisciplinary field that requires knowledge in the core sciences; chemistry, physics, mathematics and biology as well as other sciences; meteorology, geochemistry, and oceanography.   

Enabling fields include analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, and computational chemistry. Areas of policy and research interest in atmospheric chemistry include urban, regional and global oxidant formation, aerosol formation, photochemical smog, acid precipitation, stratospheric ozone depletion, global & regional atmospheric change, arctic pollution and airborne toxic chemicals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Selected Topics in Organic Chemistry
  • Structural Elucidation in Organic and Organometallic Chemistry
  • Mechanisms of Organic Reactions
  • Advanced Transition Metal Chemistry
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • X-Ray Crystallography
  • Instrumental Methods in Chemistry
  • Frontiers in Electrochemistry
  • Selected Topics in Chemical Physics
  • Magnetic Resonance Techniques in Inorganic Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Chemistry GRE is strongly recommended for international students
  • Later applications accepted as space and funding permit
  • 2 recommendation(s)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6275 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Part time tuition fees:

  • National students - $717
  • International students - $3137

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 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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