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Admissions

Master of Science Program:

Students are admitted to the MSc program in Materials Science following an honours BSc degree in Chemistry, Physics or Engineering, or possessing the equivalent qualifications. In addition to the language requirements described below, prospective students must hold at least a B+ average (77% or greater) in the last two years of their BSc program, be well recommended, and be accepted by a prospective supervisor who guarantees Graduate Research Assistant support for the duration of the student’s program.

Doctorate Program:

Students are admitted to the PhD program following an MSc degree in Chemistry, Physics or Engineering or possessing the equivalent qualifications. In addition to the language requirements described below, prospective students must hold at least a B+ average in their MSc program, be well recommended, and be accepted by a prospective supervisor who guarantees GRA support for the duration of the student’s program.

Language Requirements


All applicants are required to give evidence of their oral and written proficiency in English. This requirement can be satisfied with one of the following criteria:

  1. The first language of the applicant is English
  2. The applicant has studied full-time for at least three years in a university where the language of instruction and examination was English
  3. The applicant has achieved the required English proficiency on one of the following tests: TOEFL, CAEL, MELAB and IELTS

Applying to the Materials Science Graduate Program

Please apply to Trent University if you wish to be supervised by one of our faculty. If your potential supervisor is at UOIT, please apply to that institution.

The deadline for applications to the Materials Science Graduate Program for September-start is February 1.

Applicants must submit an official transcript from all post-secondary institutions attended. All non-English transcripts must be accompanied by an official translation. International students whose first language is other than English must submit TOEFL or CAEL scores.

For complete information about applying to the Materials Science Graduate Program, please visit the School of Graduate Studies.