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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Chemistry

Offered by: Chemistry     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses

  • CHEM 650 Seminars in Chemistry 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Chemistry : A seminar course designed for graduate students in chemistry which in conjunction with McGill Chemical Society will provide exposure to a broad range of special topics within the discipline.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Tomislav Friscic (Fall) Tomislav Friscic (Winter)

    • 1 seminar
    • Required of first year graduate students in Chemistry.
  • CHEM 651 Seminars in Chemistry 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Chemistry : A seminar course designed for graduate students in chemistry which in conjunction with McGill Chemical Society will provide exposure to a broad range of special topics within the discipline.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Tomislav Friscic (Winter)

    • 1 seminar
    • Required of first year graduate students in Chemistry.
  • CHEM 688 Assessment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Chemistry : An evaluation that is completed before the end of the second year of registration.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Karine Auclair, Ian Sydney Butler, Bruce A Arndtsen (Fall)

    • Restriction: Restricted to graduate students in Chemistry.
  • CHEM 701 Comprehensive Examination 1

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Chemistry : An evaluation that is completed before the end of the third year of registration.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Karine Auclair, Ian Sydney Butler, Bruce A Arndtsen (Fall)

    • Restriction: Ph.D. students in Chemistry.
  • CHEM 702 Comprehensive Examination 2

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Chemistry : An evaluation that is completed before the end of the fourth year of registration.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Karine Auclair, Ian Sydney Butler, Bruce A Arndtsen (Fall) Karine Auclair, Ian Sydney Butler, Bruce A Arndtsen (Winter)

    • Restriction: Ph.D. students in Chemistry.

Complementary Courses

Students entering the program with an M.Sc. degree will normally take three (3) graduate-level courses. Students entering without an M.Sc. degree will normally take five (5) graduate-level courses.

Students may be required to take advanced undergraduate courses if background deficient.

Faculty of Science—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)