Université de Montréal

PhD in Chemistry

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry

Overview and specifics

Number

3-060-1-0

Level

Graduate

Type

Philosophiae Doctor (Ph. D.)

Credits

90 credits

Program Type

Dissertation or thesis track

Description

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This program provides students with a strong research training in a field of chemistry so that they can build upon their foundational knowledge and laboratory working skills and start working as research chemists as soon as they enter the job market. The wide range of career paths in this field requires students to have both solid foundational training and great flexibility. Students personalize their program based on their aspirations and chosen career.

Objectives

The goal of this doctorate program is to train high-level scientific researchers. Students must carry out a project in a very specific area of chemistry and will develop their existing research skills. Students must also use their existing knowledge, gain new knowledge, and reflect a great deal on their chosen topic. Through their project, students will be able develop their creativity and show their originality.

Career prospects

The deparment offers solid research training in key sectors below, which hold a lot of job opportunities for chemists:

Chemists also work in highly varied fields in a number of industries:

Comments

Find out the specific admission requirements for your program and the documents that are required for your application.

Regulations

Studies in this program are governed by the educational regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and the following provisions:

1. Admission requirements
To be admitted as a regular student in the PhD (Chemistry) program, candidates must:

Application deadlines

Before submitting an application, check the application periods for the chosen session.

Fall
  • Fall 2020: From January 1st, 2019 to February 1st, 2020
Winter
  • Winter 2020: From May 1st, 2018 to November 1st, 2019
Summer
  • Summer 2020: From September 1st, 2018 to February 1st, 2020

Programs of origin

Several Université de Montréal students in this program came from the following programs:

Programs Type Credits Number Period Enrollment capacity
Master's Degree 45 credits 2-060-1-0 Jour

Program structure (3-060-1-0)

The doctorate program consists of 90 credits.

Legend: CR: Credit, SC: Schedule, D: Day, E: Evening

Segment 70

Number of credits: 87 mandatory credits, of which 84 are for research, a thesis, and a seminar. The 3 remaining credits are for one optional course.

Block 70A Mandatory - 3 credits

Course Title CR SC
CHM 6601 Section Seminars 3

Block 70B Optional - 3 credits

Chosen from the graduate courses offered by the department.

Block 70C Mandatory - 84 credits

Course Title CR SC
CHM 7000 PhD Comprehensive Examination 0
CHM 7010 Research 10
CHM 7030 Research 10
Course Title CR SC
CHM 7040 Research 10
CHM 7050 Research 10
CHM 7060 Research 10

Programs to explore

Applicants interested in this program also applied to the following programs:

Programs Type Credits Number Period
Doctorate 90 credits 3-465-1-0 Jour
Doctorate 90 credits 3-484-1-0 Jour
Master's Degree 45 credits 2-060-1-0 Jour
Specialized Graduate Diploma 30 credits 2-670-1-0 Jour
Doctorate 90 credits 3-700-1-0 Jour

Research expertise at a glance

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Professors

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Directory of theses and dissertations

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