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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
November 21, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Chemistry (MSc)

Program Website

Dr. Vladimir Kitaev, Program Coordinator
Department Directory

The MSc Chemistry program provides students with comprehensive training in chemistry from the combination of course work and independent research in a multidisciplinary environment. Knowledge and research skills acquired in the program will enable students to perform result-oriented chemistry research. Graduates will be prepared for pursuing both employment opportunities in chemistry-related areas and further studies in doctoral or professional programs.

Program Details

Duration of Program
24 months
Program Options
Courses with thesis
For more information on the program requirements

Entrance Requirements

Minimum Standing
Honours BSc in Chemistry or closely related discipline
B, B+ is recommended

Application Deadlines

Start Date
Application Due
September January 15
August 15
December 15


Eligible students admitted to study on a full-time basis for each year of study are given a competitive funding package.

Guaranteed minimum financial support: $13,000
Average financial support: $20,000

Such support may be made up of:

  • teaching assistantships,
  • internal and/or external scholarship awards,
  • research assistantships,
  • studentships.

Major award holders (OGS, CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) are eligible for the Dean's Scholarship, valued at up to $7,500.

Consult your academic program for further details.


Tuition is charged each term. Miscellaneous fees may be charged where applicable.


Contact a prospective advisor prior to submitting your application.