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What is Science at McMaster?

McMaster’s Faculty of Science will prepare you to become a leader in a wide variety of science-related careers. We are committed to developing your ability to evaluate information, think critically, and apply your understanding of science to a wide range of real-world problems and issues.

The Faculty of Science offers five level I programs that lead to a Bachelor of Science: Environmental & Earth Sciences; Life Sciences; Physical Sciences; Mathematic & Statistics; and Honours Integrated Science. Honours Kinesiology is also offered at McMaster, leading to a Bachelor of Science Kinesiology, and Medical Radiation Sciences, leading to a Bachelor of Medical Radiation Sciences.

An undergraduate degree in Science can yield a variety of opportunities for today’s graduates. Many of McMaster students choose to continue their studies through Graduate studies or professional schools, often taking part in one of our many research opportunities, guided by world-renowned researchers. Graduates that choose to enter the work force are met with opportunities in a variety of sectors, ranging from medical sciences to the financial sector. A degree in science is a gateway to countless possibilities!

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Seeing our own engineering students working together to host our high school guests on campus is fabulous. We get a chance to meet some of our future Mac Eng students at the Olympics every year. Our current student volunteers rave about their... [more]

Lucy Sheung - attended in 2009
Manager, Outreach & Enrolment, McMaster Engineering

I participated in the Engineering and Science Olympics in 2004. I still remember very clearly getting together after school with my team to design our egg drop. We meticulously calculated and experimented to get the perfect design. There was no... [more]

Sara Cormier - attended in 2013

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