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Please note: additional supervisors may be available. Contact the program for more information.
Become an expert in your field, and find molecular solutions to big-picture questions. Chemistry graduate students collaborate with world-class researchers, work in highly sophisticated labs, and build the skills needed to pursue stimulating work in both research and industry. Among many other things, our faculty members and graduate students are working to advance knowledge in the areas of cleaner energy, medicine, and harnessing the possibilities of nanochemistry. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a campus with graduate students more engaged than those at the University of Calgary. As you work on your own research, your imagination will be fed by the department’s extensive research presentations and talks featuring world-class experts.
Director of Research, Educator, Government Regulatory Scientist, Industrial Process Chemist, Medical Researcher, Research Scientist, Scientific Advocate (Business, Law, Government Policy), Team/Project Leader.
A master’s degree in chemistry will give you the pre-requisite for a PhD.
Students are required to prepare a thesis and successfully defend in an open oral defense.
Two years full time; four years maximum
A supervisor is required; potential supervisors must be listed when applying to the program
A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
A four year bachelor degree, or equivalent from a recognized institution.
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
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