Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Chemistry (PhD)

Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Chemistry, General
Description:The Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (Ph.D.), with research option in chemistry or biochemistry, is the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry's highest degree program. The program provides students with an opportunity to obtain the greatest possible expertise in their chosen area of specialization. Graduates are talented, well-trained researchers. They are valued as employees in the private and public sectors, as well as in institutions of higher learning.
URL:Chemistry (PhD) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $12,375

Approximate total program costs in Canadian dollars (based on 2016-2017 rates). Amounts include tuition, compulsory fees, health and dental plan as well as international health insurance.


These are estimations of tuition fees for students enrolled in a fall term and who complete all degree requirements in 8 consecutive terms (90-credit doctoral programs).

To estimate the cost of your education at Concordia and learn how tuition fees are calculated visit, concordia.ca/tuitionandfees

Careers:Chemists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended. Confidential Reference Letters. Letter of Intent/Statement of Purpose. Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applicants whose prior degrees are not from an English or French-speaking university are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry requires only a brief and to the point statement of purpose. One or two paragraphs are adequate. The applicant should explain why he or she wants to study at Concordia, and the statement can also indicate a preference for a particular research area, or even a specific research group. Most importantly, the statement must be original, i.e., written by the applicant in his or her own words.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 28, 2017

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