McMaster University


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McMaster University
Address: 1280 Main St W - City Hamilton, Canada
Course Categories: Design and Creative,
Type of Courses: Public Courses

WHY CHOOSE “McMaster University”

At McMaster, we are devoted to the cultivation of human potential. We are committed to taking a collaborative approach to improving people’s lives, contributing to worldwide knowledge and advancing the health and well-being of the world around us. One of the ways we fulfil this commitment is by pioneering groundbreaking research in fields ranging from health care to business, arts and culture to advanced manufacturing. Our discoveries include:

  • The use of radiation science to study artifacts from ancient civilizations.
  • The latest integration of music and motion-capture technology to create a dance app for Parkinson’s treatment.
  • The application of ethics research to address challenges and policy gaps in worldwide economics, health and development.

Founded in 1887, McMaster University is one of only five Canadian universities (and one of only two in Ontario) consistently ranked among the top 100 in the world by the major worldwide ranking systems. A medical-doctoral, research-intensive university, McMaster is dedicated to teaching, education and service. In the 1960s, we pioneered the problem-based approach to education that came to be known around the world as “the McMaster model”.

Home to more than 70 research centres and institutes, McMaster is comprised of six faculties: The DeGroote School of Business, and the Faculties of Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences. With a complete full-time student population of more than 31,000, McMaster welcomes attendees from 107 countries as well as Canada. The percentage of undergraduates registering with an admission average of 90 per cent and above has risen from 13.5 per cent in 2000 to 35.84 per cent in 2016.

McMaster’s main campus, located in the Westdale neighbourhood of Hamilton, Ontario, is comprised of 300 acres of scenic property at the western end of Lake Ontario, between Toronto and Niagara Falls. Our 30-acre central core is designated for pedestrians and bicyclists. Nearby attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Waterfront Trail, the Royal Botanical Gardens, and the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. McMaster University also has four regional campuses: downtown Hamilton, Burlington, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Niagara

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