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How to Apply for Graduate Studies

A complete application package includes:

York University's graduate studies Online Application

Upload the required and supplementary documents and materials permitted for submission through MyFile.  All other required documentation submitted by mail must be sent in a single package. (Exception: official transcripts sent to York directly from previous educational institutions. Official transcripts must come directly from, and bear the unbroken seal of, the issuing institution. Prospective students are encouraged to directly contact faculty members to discuss research possibilities and the availability of positions for new graduate students within their groups.​

Be advised that you cannot be accepted into the program without having a research supervisor. Once the online application is complete with all required supporting documentation, applicants are encouraged to contact faculty members in order to find a supervisor that matches their research interests and who agrees to take them on.​

*Students in the part-time MSc by course work do not need a research supervisor.​

Application Deadline

Fall: February 15 (early — for greater opportunities for scholarships)​

While students are strongly encouraged to apply by these deadlines, the Department will  consider applications received later. Students may enquire with the Graduate Program Assistant. Information on admission requirements, including language requirements, can be found at Graduate Admissions - Chemistry.​