Chemistry : Program Requirements
Candidates for the MSc degree are required to complete at least 3 units of graduate courses in Chemistry. Substitution of appropriate courses from other departments may be made with the permission of the Chair, Supervisor, Graduate Adviser and Faculty of Graduate Studies. In addition to the course work completed early in the program, candidates are required to complete an MSc Thesis (CHEM 599). The normal course structure for an MSc program is:
Seminar (CHEM 509)1
Thesis (CHEM 599)1
1.
Students are required to register in CHEM 509 and 599 throughout their degree. The requirements for CHEM 509 are regular attendance at departmental seminars and presentation of a research seminar in term 4 or 5 of the student's program.
2.
A graduate lecture course may be substituted for CHEM 670 or 680 when the latter are not offered.
Candidates for the PhD degree entering the program with a BSc (or equivalent) degree or students transferring from a MSc to a PhD program are required to complete at least 4.5 units of graduate courses in Chemistry. Substitution of appropriate courses from other departments may be made with the permission of the Chair, Supervisor, Graduate Adviser and Faculty of Graduate Studies. In addition to the course work completed early in the program, candidates are required to complete a PhD Dissertation (CHEM 699). The normal course structure for a PhD program, with the associated unit values is shown in the table below:
Seminar (CHEM 509)1
Dissertation (CHEM 699)1
1.
Students are required to register in CHEM 509 and 699 (or 599) throughout their degree. The requirements for CHEM 509 are regular attendance at departmental seminars and presentation of a research seminar in term 10 or 11 of the student's program.
2.
A graduate lecture course may be substituted for CHEM 670 or 680 when the latter are not offered.
Seminar (CHEM 509)1
Dissertation (CHEM 699)1
1.
Students are required to register in CHEM 509 and 699 throughout their degree. The requirements for CHEM 509 are regular attendance at departmental seminars and presentation of a research seminar in term 10 or 11 of the student's program.
2.
A graduate lecture course may be substituted for CHEM 670 or 680 when the latter are not offered.