Chemistry

​​ www.chem.utoronto.ca

mee​t a chemistry student

Graduate students may conduct research in modern facilities leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. The areas of interest cover a wide variety of topics in analytical, biological, environmental, inorganic, organic, materials, polymers, physical, and theoretical chemistry and their related interdisciplinary areas.

The Department of Chemistry, 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 programs include Biomolecular Structure 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.

Degrees Offered

Chemistry - MSc, PhD

​​​​​Quick Facts

DomesticInternational
​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar ​​​

​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .

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Quick Facts

Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines MSc-Early deadline: 1-Feb-2016. Final deadline: 30-Apr-2016.
PhD-Early deadline: 1-Feb-2016. Final deadline: 30-Apr-2016.
MSc-n/a
PhD-5-Dec-2015
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit www.uoft.me/gradelp MSc-"GRE General and Chemistry Subject (if none of previous degrees were obtained in North America)
PhD-"GRE General and Chemistry Subject (if none of previous degrees were obtained in North America)
MSc-n/a
PhD-GRE General (if none of previous degrees were obtained in North America)"GRE General and Chemistry Subject (if none of previous degrees were obtained in North America) EFT (if language of instruction was not English) "
3. Minimum GPA MSc-B+
PhD-A-
MSc-N/A
PhD-A-
4. Tuition fee -Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to Domestic Fees.
-Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD MSc-N/A
PhD-Yes
MSc-N/A
PhD-Yes
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MSc-After
PhD-After
MSc-N/A
PhD-After
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MSc-No
PhD-No
MSc-N/A
PhD-No
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MSc-Grad Unit
PhD-Grad Unit
MSc-N/A
PhD-Grad Unit
9. Program length (full-time only) MSc-6 sessions
PhD-4 to 5 years; 5 years direct-entry
MSc-6 sessions
PhD-4 to 5 years; 5 years direct-entry
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar