University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Chemistry, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,210


Applicants may enter the PhD program via one of three routes: 1) following completion of an appropriate master’s degree; 2) transfer from the University of Toronto master’s program; or 3) direct entry following completion of an appropriate BSc degree. PhD students complete Year 1 before selecting one of the following fields and writing their thesis: Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic and Biological Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, Polymers and Materials Chemistry, and Interdisciplinary, which allows combinations with the other fields, or with other disciplines.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Appropriate master's degree from a recognized university with a minimum average equivalent to at least a University of Toronto B+ is required. An exceptional student with an appropriate BSc degree may be admitted directly to the PhD program. Transfer to the PhD program may be considered during Year 1 of the master's program.

* 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 May 08, 2023