Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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Applied Science (M.Sc.)

Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Physical Sciences
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,591
Careers:Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers


This is the main MSc program for most Science fields at Saint Mary's University. Students can conduct research under the supervision of faculty in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, Forensic Anthropology, Geography, Geology, Management Science, Math and Computing Science, Cognitive and Neuropsychology, and Physics. This two-year research degree features interdisciplinary training and co-operative employment opportunities.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    In addition, in order to be eligible to make an application for admission to the Program, applicants must have:
    a. Successfully completed an honours Bachelor’s degree in Science from a recognized institution or the equivalent.
    b. Achieved a minimum cumulative quality point average of 3.0 (a ‘B’ standing) in their overall academic record.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
    Application Notes : Additional documentation required:

    - Supplemental Form (
    - A current CV/resume
    - Research Proposal: On a separate sheet of paper (with your name at the top), please state your research area and potential supervisor. Also outline your career aspirations, interests and long-range goals.
    - Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended.
    - Three (3) recommendation forms.
    - Official Proof of English Language Proficiency (if required).
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 November 03, 2022