Applications for entry to graduate programs in the School
of Geography and Earth Sciences for September 2013 should ideally
be submitted by January 15, 2013.
The applicant should complete the official
application form on line and click on submit. All official
transcripts of their academic record and an application fee of $100.00
CDN. This fee is non-refundable and must be paid in Canadian dollars by means of a credit card payment or a cheque (or world money order) drawn on a Canadian bank made payable to McMaster University.
The applicant must also arrange for letters of recommendation to be
sent by two instructors most familiar with their work as well as the
‘Confidential Reports’ that may be downloaded from the
Graduate Studies website. If English is not your native language, an official copy of your TOEFL score is required. The School requires a minimum score
of 580 (or 237 on the computer based TOEFL test) 92 on the internet.
Applications should be done as early as possible,
as acceptance is on a competitive basis. The program begins
in September. Students are encouraged to apply in sufficient time
to meet the scholarship deadlines. University Scholarships are available
for which the School will recommend outstanding applicants. An applicant
may be admitted conditionally before receiving the degree in progress.
To be accepted for study, the applicant must satisfy
the Graduate Committee of the School of Geography and Earth Sciences
and the University and must also be accepted for supervision by a
member of the School. For further inquiries, please email email@example.com
Application Process Online application process
is now available.
forms and other related forms can also be downloaded through the
School of Graduate Studies web page.A completed application consists of
- On line application (payment for some)
- Two confidential forms (references), statement of interest/plan of study, all official manuscripts.
Completed applications should be forwarded to:
Dr. Altaf Arain, Chair, Grad Committee
School of Geography and Earth Sciences
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada