Programs

Astrobiology (Collaborative Program)

Interdisciplinary

A collaborative program between Faculties of Science and Health Sciences under the umbrella of the Origins Institute.

Biology

Faculty of Science

Biology is one of the most significant and exciting fields of science in the world today. Biologists study a broad range of topics in living systems that are highly relevant to our communities....

Chemical Biology

Interdisciplinary

Chemical biology involves the use of small molecules to affect living systems.  This multi-disciplinary approach to studying living systems incorporates everything from synthetic and analytical...

Chemistry

Faculty of Science

Chemistry deals with the properties and reactions of molecules and materials, and their interactions with energy and with one another. Chemistry is central to the development of a diverse range of...

Computational Science and Engineering

Interdisciplinary

Computational Science and Computational Engineering are rapidly growing multi-disciplinary areas connecting engineering, science, business, mathematics and computer science to create new, powerful...

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Science

Earth and Environmental Sciences focuses on environment, water, climate, geochemistry and geology.

Geography

Faculty of Science

Geography focuses on environment and health, geographic information systems and social geography.

Health and Radiation Physics

Faculty of Science

Health Physics is interdisciplinary, bridging the fields of medicine, biology, engineering and physical science. It provides scientific method and knowledge of Radiation Protection to the Health...

Health Policy

Interdisciplinary

Health Policy is an interdisciplinary field that investigates how health policy is made, what it is, what it might become, and its impact. The implementation of Health Policy within a society...

Kinesiology

Faculty of Science

Program is primarily research oriented with opportunities for study in human performance physiology, exercise rehabilitation, motor behaviour and control, health psychology and biomechanics. One...

Neuroscience

Interdisciplinary

MiNDS (McMaster Integrative Neuroscience Discovery & Study) is a research intensive interdisciplinary graduate program in Neuroscience that includes faculty members from Science, Health Sciences...

Radiation Sciences (Medical Physics/Radiation Biology)

Faculty of Science

Radiation Sciences is broadly interdisciplinary, bridging the fields of medicine, biology, engineering and physical science. It provides scientific method and knowledge to certain industrial...

Statistics

Faculty of Science

Statistics is the discipline that describes the construction of stochastic models that are suitable for analyzing data.  Due to the very nature of this discipline, it has found key applications in...