McMaster University - Master's Degree

McMaster's purpose is the discovery, transfer and preservation of knowledge. It is committed to creativity and innovation when it comes to teaching. And the university also wants to inspire critical thinking, passion for lifelong learning and personal growth in each of its students.

  • Average Tuition CAD 17,122

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McMaster University's main campus, located in Hamilton's Westdale neighbourhood, is comprised of 300 acres of scenic property at the western end of Lake Ontario. The university was founded in 1887 in Toronto through a bequest from the estate of Senator William McMaster, a member of the first senate. It was relocated from Toronto to Hamilton in 1930. Notable alumni of McMaster University include government officials, academics, business leaders and two Nobel laureates.

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    Times World University Rankings 78
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 140
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    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 66
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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 86
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50


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        1280 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada

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            2013-2014, International Relations - Global Political Economy

            Greatest AccomplishmentYYOnly spent one year there to get my Masters degree but that year remained one of my best because of the great people (professors and students) to the research opportunities. Attending this university was one of the best decisions of my life!

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            1978-1982, Marketing, Art History

            Discovered my passionYYMac and the business school gave birth to my love of marketing and global brand strategy. And I had a hell of a lot of fun

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            1981, Statistics and Computer Science

            I highly recommend McMaster UniversityYMcMaster has been a part of my family with three generations attending over the past 75 years. We highly recommend McMaster if you are looking for a world class education and a culture with the students best interest in mind.