Certificate in Materials Science

Offered by: Faculty of Science

Coordinator:  Dr. Mita Dasog (Chemistry) mita.dasog@dal.ca

The Certificate in Materials Science provides recognition for students who have had significant training in the breadth and depth of materials science within their 120 credit hour Honours or Major program. It is particularly suited for students in Chemistry, Earth Sciences and Physics programs.

Admission to Certificate

To enrol in the Certificate in Materials Science, students must declare the certificate through Dal Online (https://dalonline.dal.ca > Web for Students > Admissions > Declare Major/Minor/Certificate), and notify the Certificate Coordinator by e-mail. Students may enrol in the second, third or fourth year of their programs, but early enrolment is advised.

To graduate with the Certificate, students must apply to graduate with a Certificate at the time they apply to graduate from their degree program. 

Certificate Requirements

1. At least four of the following courses, with a minimum grade of B- in each:

2. Students must complete a research project with a materials emphasis (pre-approved by the Certificate Coordinator) via one of the following sets of courses, with a minimum grade of B-: