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What will I learn?

UNB's faculty of engineering's chemical engineering department offers students the opportunity to work with innovative faculty members who have diverse expertise and research interests. With society's increasing focus on research and innovation now is a great time to consider adding to your undergraduate education.

Our students have access to labs and research centers within the Chemical Engineering department for example: in the Materials Surface Characterization Laboratory, Limerick Pulp and Paper, Nanotechnology, UNB Hydro processing Laboratory, Oil Recovery Laboratory, Polymer Laboratory.

Research areas


Oil and gas

Recirculation aquaculture systems

Pulp and paper

Adsorption and gas separation



Engineering design education

Which department am I in?

UNB School of Graduate Studies

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$4,884.00 (US$ 3,792) per year
Tuition (per term): CAN $2,442; International Differential Fee (per term): CAN $1,930

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

7 September 2022, 9 January 2023


University of New Brunswick

Fredericton Campus,

3 Bailey Drive,


New Brunswick (NB),

E3B 5A3, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

PhD candidates should hold a Masters from a recognized university. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - Paper Based (minimum score of 550), including the Test of Written English — TWE (minimum score 4.0); Computer Based TOEFL (minimum score 213) including the Test of Written English — TWE (minimum score of 4.0); Internet Based TOEFL (Minimum score of 94) including the Test of Written English - TWE (minimum score of 25); TOEFL ITP is not accepted; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Module - Minimum score of band 7.0; Pearson Test of English (Academic) - Minimum score of 65.

For international students

Applicants to the PhD program normally hold a Masters degree from an accredited university.

International Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit language scores. Minimum TOEFL score of 580, and a TWE score of 5.0 (computer based scores would be 237 and 5.0 or greater and Internet score of 93, writing and speaking minimum 22). IELTS (minimum score of band 7); MELAB (minimum score of 85); or CanTest (minimum score of band 4.5). International applicants should have a Canadian GPA equivalent of 90% or higher.


About University of New Brunswick

UNB is a leading research and innovation university with a focus on entrepreneurial success and has the third-highest graduate rate in Canada.

  • Over 75 undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 2 campus locations in the scenic province of New Brunswick
  • 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 1 in every 2 high school students receive a scholarship

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