PhD in Chemistry

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Graduate Program Director: Georgii Nikonov-


  • Organic chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Physical and computational methods

Entry point: January, May, September

Program length: Four years (12 terms)

Application deadline: Considered when received

How to apply:

  1. Check the university requirements and the program requirements.
  2. Complete the online application and submit the non-refundable application fee.
  3. You will need to submit your transcripts as well as the following program-specific materials:
  • Three references are required.
    Statement of Research Interest no more than two pages in length, in which applicants indicate their career aspirations/plans, specific research interests, and experience relevant to their interests. If a potential thesis supervisor has been contacted, he/ she must be identified in the statement of intent.
  • We encourage students to submit the results of a chemistry subject GRE, particularly if you are applying from outside of North America.
  • Acceptance into the program requires that a participating member in the Department of Chemistry agrees to supervise the student’s research program. Prospective students are thus recommended to contact potential supervisors in the Department of Chemistry. If a potential thesis supervisor has been contacted, this should be identified in the statement of research interest. See the program website for information regarding participating faculty.
  • A brief curriculum vitae (CV)

Thank you for your interest in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Brock University!