MASC and PhD Applications

Application Deadlines

Entry for Fall (September) 2022:

  • Deadline extended to February 15, 2022

Entrance Scholarships

All MASc and PhD applicants are encouraged to apply for scholarships in order to make their application more competitive.  Please see the Scholarships & Awards information on the SGS website.  For applicants, the awards under Government-Funded Awards and International Student Awards will be of particular interest.

All MASc and PhD applicants will automatically be considered for the Colin Hahneman-Bayley Fellowship, which is awarded to an incoming MASc or PhD student based on academic excellence.  International applicants whose admission application (including references) are complete by January 10th, 2022 will be considered for the Connaught International Scholarships for Doctoral Students provided they’re nominated by their supervisors.

MASc and PhD Application Procedures

Step 1:  Complete the School of Graduate Studies Online Application and pay the application fee by the application deadline.  The following items are required in order to submit your application, however are not used when reviewing an application:

  • transcripts (unofficial are fine)
  • CV

Step 2:  Complete the Departmental Online Application.  The following items are required in the Departmental Online Application and those submitted through this application are used when reviewing an application, and are visible by potential Supervisors:

  • transcripts (unofficial are fine)
  • CV
  • two references (two academic or one academic and one professional)

If admitted, official transcripts will be required before the start of the program.  Transcripts are considered official when they have been prepared, sealed in an envelope and signed over the back flap by an official at the issuing institution.  Official transcripts are to be sent to the Admissions Committee in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry.

Step 3:  Find a Supervisor. For MASc and PhD applicants, an offer of admission may only be considered when the applicant both meets admission requirements and has a faculty member that agrees to provide research supervision and financial support. Visit this website’s Research section and faculty listing to explore our professors’ research interests.  Applicants are encouraged to approach potential supervisors early in the application process, and may approach more than one faculty member at a time.

Degrees from Outside Canada

Check the Minimum Admission Requirements page for details.

English Language Proficiency Testing (ELP)

Check the Minimum Admission Requirements page for details.

Scores are to be sent electronically directly from the test centre or organization (TOEFL, IELTS, COPE) to the university.  If sent by mail, they are to be sent directly from the test organization or centre to the Admissions Committee in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry.

At the time of application, those who must meet ELP requirements need to either provide test scores from a test already completed, or an anticipated test date.

Admissions Contact Information

Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry
University of Toronto
200 College Street, Room WB216A
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3E5 Canada
Telephone: (416) 946-3987
Fax: (416) 978-8605
Email: admissgrad.chemeng@utoronto.ca

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