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Ryerson's Chemical Engineering

Masters Program Minimum Academic Requirements

Applicants for admission to the Master's degree program must have completed a four-year bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering, or other related Engineering or Applied Science discipline, from a recognized institution.

Minimum grade point average (GPA) or equivalent of 3.00/4.33 (B) for MEng and 3.33/4.33 (B+) for MASc in the last two years of study.

Doctoral Program Minimum Academic Requirements

A demonstrated capacity to undertake advanced research though the completion of a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, or other related Engineering or Applied Science field, from a recognized institution.

Minimum Master's cumulative grade point average (CGPA) or equivalent of 3.33/4.33 (B+).

English Language Requirements

For further information on deadline dates, English language proficiency and the online application, please visit or contact the Graduate Admissions Office.  Please also see the Admissions FAQs page.

Program Specific Documents Required for Admission

  • Statement of Interest Form

    Your Statement of Interest should be no more than 500-1000 words and should include the following

    For PhD, MASc and MEng project-based applicants please list a maximum of THREE (3) Chemical Engineering faculty with whom you might like to have supervise you.

    For MEng applicants please indicate whether you prefer a project based (faculty supervisor required) or course-based (no faculty supervisor required) program of study.

    Your reasons for graduate study in Chemical Engineering.

    The research interest(s) you may wish to pursue in a Master's research thesis or project, or Doctoral dissertation.

    How your previous studies and experience have prepared you for the program.

    Your career objectives and how this degree program relates to them.

  • Curriculum Vitae
    Please be sure to include all applicable work experience and publications.

  • Letter of Recommendation (2)

  • Area of Specialization
    Please indicate your area of interest (Water/Wastewater and Food Treatment Technologies or Polymer and Process Engineering) by using the the Area of Specialization Form available on the Document Checklist on the Admissions page.

To review a listing of all required documents, please refer to the Prepare your application page.


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Important Dates

  • Monday, August 28, 2017
    A week of Fall term enrollment and orientation activities
  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    Fall classes commence         
  • Wednesday, September 15, 2017
    Final date to add courses for Fall