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Chemistry, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) ,
The MSc program involves courses and a thesis and can be completed in two years of full-time study. The program prepares students for careers in government and industrial research, college teaching, and university research and teaching.

About

The Department of Chemistry of Memorial University is one of the largest Chemistry departments in Atlantic Canada, with 23 faculty, 13 permanent laboratory instructors and instructional assistants, and a number of support and research staff. Over 60 graduate students currently work in the Department’s research laboratories. Faculty members’ research interests touch on all major subfields of Chemistry, including analytical, physical, inorganic, organic, theoretical/computational, environmental/marine, and materials.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Master's Seminar
  • Project Seminar
  • Analytical Chemistry II
  • Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques
  • Analytical Separations and Organic Mass Spectrometry
  • Electroanalytical Techniques
  • Techniques in Sampling, Trace Analysis and Chemometrics
  • Business Management and Good Laboratory Practice
  • Computers in Instrumental Analysis and Basic Electronics (same as Med 6070)
  • Analytical Method Development and Sampling
  • Laboratory Projects in Sampling, Electroanalysis and Trace Analysis
  • Laboratory Projects in Analytical Separations and Spectroscopic Techniques
  • Selected Topics in Analytical Chemistry
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Main Group Chemistry
  • Mechanisms in Catalysis
  • Photochemistry of Transition Metal Complexes
  • Green Chemistry
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Selected Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
  • Quantum Chemistry I
  • Quantum Chemistry II
  • Molecular Spectroscopy
  • Computational Chemistry I
  • Electronic Structure Theory
  • Chemical Thermodynamics I
  • Chemical Thermodynamics II
  • Biophysical Chemistry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Bachelor's degree (minimum second class honours) in an appropriate area of study or advanced diploma in sustainable aquaculture from Marine Institute (or equivalent)Application checklist:
  • Graduate Web Application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency (must be submitted by post mail).
  • Additional forms and documents may be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1270 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 635 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Memorial University offers competitive funding packages to academically eligible full-time graduate students, both Canadian and international.

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