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McMaster University Faculty of Science
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Faculty of Science

Graduate Programs

Biology

Degrees offered: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Bioinformatics & Functional Genomics, Ecology & Evolution, Environmental Physiology, Genetics & Molecular Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology, Microbiology & Plant Biology

Chemistry

Degrees offered: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Analytic & Environmental, Chemical Biology & Biological, Inorganic, Materials, Organic, Physical & Theoretical

Geography and Earth Sciences

Degrees offered:
Earth & Environmental Sciences: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Geography: M.A., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Earth Surface Processes, Environment & Health, Geochemistry, Hydrologic Sciences, Social Geography, Spatial Analysis

Kinesiology

Degrees offered: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Biomechanics, Exercise Rehabilitation, Health & Exercise Psychology, Exercise Physiology, Motor Control & Learning, Socio-Cultural

Mathematics and Statistics

Degrees offered:
Statistics: M.Sc.
Mathematics: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Algebra, Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Geometry & Topology, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Logic, Probability & Statistics

Physics and Astronomy

Degrees offered: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Astrophysics, Elementary Particle Physics, Laser Physics, Quantum Optics & Ultracold Atoms, Quantum Condensed Matter Physics, Soft Condensed Matter & Biophysics, Medical Physics

Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour

Degrees offered: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Animal Behaviour, Cognition/Perception, Developmental Psychology, Evolution & Social Behaviour, Systems & Behavioural Neuroscience


Interdisciplinary Programs

Chemical Biology

Degrees offered: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Imaging, Infection, Interfaces

Computational Science and Engineering

Degrees offered: M.A.Sc., M.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Computational Physical Sciences, Computational Optimization, Design & Control, Computational Biosciences

MiNDs

Degrees offered: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience, Clinical & Health Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Systems & Behavioural Neuroscience, Neurotech

Radiation Sciences

Degrees offered:
Health and Radiation Physics: M.Sc.
Radiation Sciences (Medical Physics or Radiation Biology): M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Elemental Analysis, Detector Development, Radiation Biology/Radiation Ecology, Imaging, Biophotonics, Radiation Therapy


Professional Programs

Financial Mathematics (Phimac)


Specializations

Astrobiology

Degrees offered: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Origins of: Space-time, Structure in the cosmos, Elements, Life, Species & Biodiversity, Consciousness

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Office of the Dean of Science
McMaster University
Burke Science Building (BSB), Room 102
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Business Hours:
8:30AM - 12:00PM + 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.22616
Fax:
(905) 546-9995
Student Inquiries:
science@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Office of the Dean of Science
McMaster University
Burke Science Building (BSB), Room 102
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Business Hours:
8:30AM - 12:00PM + 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.22616
Fax:
(905) 546-9995
Student Inquiries:
science@mcmaster.ca