Master of Science (MSc) Degree

Full-time Program


The minimum residence requirement for the MSc program is usually one year.  Experience has shown that most MSc candidates in the Department require at least 20 months to complete their work. Requirements for the degree include:

  • CHEM 9000.00 - Masters Thesis - Original research, together with preparation and oral defence of a thesis, is required
  • CHEM 5509.00 - Graduate Student Seminar I
  • Six credit hours of core chemistry classes at the graduate level (5000-level), unless an alternative set of classes totalling six credit hours is specified by the student's supervisory committee.

Part-time Program

The full-time MSc course requirements and thesis regulations apply. The thesis must be supervised by a member of the Department.