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Chemistry

Modern challenges in chemistry need new approaches and techniques. As a graduate student in chemistry, you’ll study and work in a renowned centre of innovative research. We offer MSc and PhD graduate degrees and emphasize special areas of research over the traditional sub-disciplines of chemistry.

You’ll have access to resources and facilities that will help you hone your research skills. Your research will be overseen by our faculty, which include Canada Research Chairs. We'll provide you with international networking opportunities to help you establish your career.

Degree programs offered

Program Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
MSc 2 years Yes No
PhD 4 years Yes No

Quick facts

Program options:
Masters, Doctorate
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • Bioactivity
  • Catalysis
  • Kinetics/dynamics
  • Materials
  • Magnetism
  • Mechanisms
  • Medicinal
  • Nanotechnology
  • Polymers
  • Sensors
  • Surfaces

Faculties and departments

Need help?

Contact Erin Hodgson at chemgsec@uvic.ca or 250-721-7156.

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