O que eu aprenderei?

The Department of Chemistry offers programs leading to a degree in analytical, materials, chemical, biology, organic, inorganic, nuclear, physical, and theoretical chemistry, but also encourages studies at the interface of two or more sub-disciplines. In the PhD program students must complete a body of original research, write and defend a thesis, and satisfy the coursework requirements.

Program Requirements

This program consists of graduate courses, a candidacy examination, and a thesis.

Entry with an MSc

Students must complete a minimum of 15 units, including

six units of graduate courses (not including CHEM 801 and CHEM 802)

a candidacy examination*

CHEM 808 - PhD Candidacy Examination (3)

and a thesis

CHEM 899 - PhD Thesis (6)

Entry with a BSc or equivalent (including students who transfer from the MSc to the PhD)

Students must complete a minimum of 21 units, including

12 units of graduate courses (not including CHEM 802)

a candidacy examination*

CHEM 808 - PhD Candidacy Examination (3)

and a thesis

CHEM 899 - PhD Thesis (6)

*Students must complete CHEM 808 prior to the end of the fourth program term, or the second term after transfer from the MSc program.

Program Length

Students are expected to complete the program requirements in four to five years with the possibility of one year extension.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Science

Opções de estudo

Período integral (Four to five years)

CAN $1,946.94 per term
Data de início

5 Janeiro 2021


Simon Fraser University

Burnaby campus,

8888 University Drive,


British Columbia (BC),

V5A 1S6, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

Other English Language Requirements accepted: A minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based).

Para estudantes internacionais

The minimum University requirements for admission to a doctoral program are as follows.

a) either

i) a master’s degree from Simon Fraser University or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

ii) a bachelor's degree, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5/4.33, or a grade point average of at least 3.67/4.33(A-) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered. Individual graduate programs may set a higher admission grade point average. Students admitted directly from a bachelor's degree must complete at least 50% of the course work units required for the relevant department's master's program if no course work is required as part of the doctoral degree;

Applicants normally will be required to achieve a minimum score of 7.0 on the International English Language Test System (IELTS - the academic NOT the general test) with a minimum of 6.5 in each section. The Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL) may be used as an equivalent test provided a score of 93 or better is achieved with a minimum of 20 in each section (TOEFL-internet based exam), or TOEFL 580 and the Test of Written English(TWE) 5.0 (paper-based).

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.