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Canada - Ontario

top General Information


Street:1280 Main Street West



Post Code:L8S4L8


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Institution Funding



Founded 1887 in Toronto and located in Hamilton 1930. A non-denominational private foundation.

Academic Year

September to April (September-December; January-April)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent



Student Body


top Officers

Head : David Farrar

Job title:Interim President and Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Susan Searls Giroux

Job title:Interim Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

top Divisions

Centre : Ancient DNA

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Centre : Child Studies

Fields of study:Child Care and Development

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Centre : Climate Change

Fields of study:Meteorology

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Centre : Emerging Device Technologies

Fields of study:Technology

Centre : Evaluation of Medicines

Fields of study:Medicine

Centre : Functional Genomics

Fields of study:Genetics

Centre : Gene Therapeutics

Fields of study:Genetics

Centre : Health Economics and Policy Analysis

Fields of study:Economics

Centre : Microbial Chemical Biology

Fields of study:Biology

Centre : Minimal Access Surgery

Fields of study:Surgery

Centre : Peace Studies

Fields of study:Peace and Disarmament

Centre : Probe Development and Commercialization

Centre : Spatial Analysis

Centre : Statistics Canada Research Data

Fields of study:Statistics

Centre : Surgical Invention and Innovation

Fields of study:Surgery

College : Mc Master Divinity College

Fields of study:Religion, Theology

Course/Programme : Arts and Science

Course/Programme : Indigenous Studies

Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Biomedical Engineering, Business Computing, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Engineering Management, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Production Engineering, Software Engineering, Technology

Faculty : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Health Sciences, Immunology, Medical Auxiliaries, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Physical Therapy, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Rheumatology, Social and Preventive Medicine, Statistics, Surgery, Urology

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Acting, Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Art History, Asian Studies, Cinema and Television, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, English, Film, Fine Arts, French, Gender Studies, German, Greek (Classical), History, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Painting and Drawing, Peace and Disarmament, Performing Arts, Philology, Philosophy, Polish, Printing and Printmaking, Russian, Sculpture, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Geochemistry, Geography, Geography (Human), Mathematics, Neurosciences, Physical Therapy, Physics, Psychology, Radiology, Statistics, Water Science

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Accountancy, Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Religious Studies, Behavioural Sciences, Bible, Business Administration, Christian Religious Studies, Cognitive Sciences, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Environmental Studies, Experimental Psychology, Finance, Geography (Human), Gerontology, Health Sciences, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Islamic Theology, Judaic Religious Studies, Labour and Industrial Relations, Linguistics, Neurosciences, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social Problems, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Water Science

Institute : Applied Radiation Sciences

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Institute : Automotive Research and Technology

Fields of study:Automotive Engineering

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Institute : Confucius

Fields of study:Asian Studies, Chinese

Institute : Energy Studies

Fields of study:Energy Engineering

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Institute : Globalization and the Human Condition

Institute : Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biotechnology, Molecular Biology

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Institute : Polymer Production Technology

Fields of study:Polymer and Plastics Technology

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Institute : Respiratory Health

Fields of study:Respiratory Therapy

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Institute : Transportation and Logistics

Fields of study:Transport and Communications, Transport Management

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Institute : Water, Environment and Health

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Water Science

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Research Division : Antimicrobial

Research Division : Bertrand Russell

Research Division : Child Health

Fields of study:Health Administration

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Research Division : Childhood Disability

Fields of study:Rehabilitation and Therapy

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Research Division : eBusiness

Fields of study:E- Business/Commerce

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Research Division : Gerontological Health

Fields of study:Gerontology

More details:R. Samuel McLaughlin

Research Division : Henderson

Research Division : Infectious Disease

Fields of study:Epidemiology

More details:Michael G. DeGroote

Research Division : Management of Innovation and New Technology

Fields of study:Engineering Management, Technology

Research Division : Manufacturing

Fields of study:Production Engineering

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Research Division : Materials

Fields of study:Materials Engineering

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Research Division : Medical Imagining Informatics

Fields of study:Medical Technology

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Research Division : Network for Evaluation of Education and Training Technologies

Fields of study:Educational Technology

Research Division : Population Health

Fields of study:Public Health

Research Division : Promotion of Women's Health

Fields of study:Women's Studies

Research Division : Pulp and Paper

Fields of study:Paper Technology

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Research Division : Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population

Fields of study:Demography and Population, Economics

Research Division : Steel

Fields of study:Metal Techniques

Research Division : Surgical Outcomes

Fields of study:Surgery

School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Engineering Management, Finance, Human Resources, Information Sciences, Management, Marketing

More details:DeGroote

School : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Astronomy and Space Science, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, English, French, Gender Studies, Geography, Gerontology, Greek (Classical), Health Administration, Health Sciences, History, Labour and Industrial Relations, Latin, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medical Technology, Metal Techniques, Neurosciences, Nuclear Engineering, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping

top Degrees

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree

Baccalauréat spécialisé/Bachelor’s Degree - Honours

Fields of study:Music

Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Engineering, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

Diplôme et certificat de 2e cycle/Graduate Diploma and Certificate

Fields of study:Gender Studies, Health Administration, Nuclear Engineering, Nursing, Women's Studies

top Academic Periodicals


Journal of the Bertrand Russell Archives

Library Research News

McMaster Nuclear Reactor Research Report

McMaster Times

McMaster University Medical Centre Report

Research Bulletin

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2014-2015

Full Time Total:1413


Statistics Year:2014-2015


Updated on 27-03-2015