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Chemical Engineering

Degree Offerings

Degree Programs Offered

MASTER OF APPLIED SCIENCE (M.A.Sc.)
The minimum requirements to be fulfilled are 4 term courses and a thesis. Two graduate courses must be from within the Department of Chemical Engineering, unless otherwise approved by the research supervisor and departmental graduate coordinator. One course may be selected from 400-series courses in other departments. All students must take CHEM-801*, a non-credit course in laboratory safety, at the first opportunity after their initial registration. The student must attend department seminars and complete one seminar presentation on the student's thesis work in order to complete CHEE897, the mandatory seminar series course.

All programs of study must be approved by the department.

MASTER OF ENGINEERING (M.Eng.)
The requirements for this program are 8 term length courses. At least 4 term length courses must be taken from the department. A maximum of 2 term length 400 series courses may be taken. All programs of study must be approved by the department.  This is a one-year program with a start date of September only with no financial support from the University or the Department.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)
Requirements additional to those in the general regulations are as follows. The minimum course requirement for the PhD beyond the B.Sc. is 7 term courses. Four graduate courses must be from within the Department of Chemical Engineering, unless otherwise approved by the research supervisor and departmental graduate coordinator. At least two term courses must be taken outside the department. All students must take CHEM-801*, a non-credit course in laboratory safety, at the first opportunity after their initial registration. The student must attend department seminars and complete two seminar presentations on the student's thesis work in order to complete CHEE897, the mandatory seminar series course. PhD candidates accepted with a M.Sc. must take at least 4 term courses. Two graduate courses must be from within the Department of Chemical Engineering, unless otherwise approved by the research supervisor and departmental graduate coordinator.  At least one term-length course must be taken outside the department. All programs of study must be approved by the department.

NOTE: Applicants for the above programs are accepted under the general regulations of the School of Graduate Studies and Research. Courses of instruction are provided in term length (0.5 in weight) or modular six-week (0.25 in weight) types. Go to http://www.queensu.ca/calendars/sgsr/General_Regulations.html for details.