Master of Science (MSc) in Chemistry - Quantum Information

The program information below is valid for the fall 2019 term (September 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019).

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  • Admit term(s) 
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Spring
  • Delivery mode 
    • On-campus
  • Program type 
    • Collaborative
    • Master's
    • Research
  • Registration option(s) 
    • Full-time
    • Part-time
  • Study option(s) 
  • Minimum requirements 
    • An Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Science with a minimum overall standing of 75% in the last 2 years (domestic students only).
  • Application materials 
    • Supplementary information form
    • Transcript(s)
  • References 
    • Number of references:  3
    • Type of references: 

      at least 2 academic

  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    Thesis option:

  • Graduate Academic Integrity Module (Graduate AIM)
  • Courses 
    • Students must successfully complete at least 4 one-term graduate courses (0.50 unit eights) including CHEM 794 Master's Seminar and the 2 Quantum Information core courses.
    • Quantum Information core courses: these interdisciplinary courses provide a strong foundation in quantum information science:
      • QIC 710 Quantum Information Processing
      • QIC 750 Implementation of Quantum Information Processing
    • Students must complete 1 of the following courses:
      • CHEM 713 Chemistry of Inorganic Solid Materials
      • CHEM 745 Statistical Mechanics
      • CHEM 746 Quantum Chemistry
      • CHEM 756 Spectroscopy
      • CHEM 769 Physical Organic Chemistry
  • Link(s) to courses
  • Academic Integrity Workshop
  • Master’s Thesis
    • Students are required to submit and defend an acceptable Master's Thesis in Quantum Information under the supervision of an eligible advisor.