Over 150 Years of Excellence
For over 150 years McMaster University has been dedicated to discovery, creativity, communication, research, innovation and academic excellence.
In the Faculty of Social Sciences, our goal is to help you discover your passion and build your path to the career of your dreams.
When you choose the Social Sciences at McMaster University you will:
- learn from some of Canada’s most renowned researchers and educators.
- explore major and current issues, learning about the world and your place in it.
- have access to cutting-edge equipment and research facilities.
- acquire the tools you need to succeed in an ever adapting, interdisciplinary and global economy.
We invite you to visit us to see for yourself what makes McMaster so special.
Graduate with Experience
Stand out from the crowd. Graduate with experience from paid internship, career placements, student experience and undergraduate research grants. The Social Sciences Experiential Education office offers a unique combination of education, career planning and practical experience for all Social Sciences students.
An Honours Degree & an Affliated College Certificate in 4 Years
Earn an affliated certificate from Mohawk College while you complete your social sciences degree. Graduate with two credentials in the same amount of time it takes to get a traditional B.A.
McMaster University is one of only four Canadian universities consistently ranked in the top 100 in the world. In 2016 McMaster earned a highly sought-after spot in a prestigious ranking of the world’s best universities. Mac placed 83rd in the world in the rankings published each August by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. This is an improvement of 13 spots over last year, when McMaster was ranked 96th.