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School Of Geography & Earth Sciences

Graduate Studies

The School of Geography & Earth Sciences offers an exciting range of graduate research opportunities. The school has world class facilities, a multidisciplinary research environment offering field, laboratory and modeling opportunities, and a highly active graduate student community. The School houses science and social science faculty offering M.A., M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees and promotes a culture of research excellence and scholarly achievement. McMaster University also has direct entry to the Ph.D. program from the undergraduate degree for students with the appropriate requirements. Students interested in pursuing graduate studies in the school are encouraged to directly contact possible graduate faculty supervisors prior to applying to the school. There are no formal fields of specialization within the Master degrees, though naturally most of the students tend to follow studies that reflect the Ph.D. fields.

Students doing fieldwork in a marsh.

If you would like information about our graduate programs, contact our Academic Program Assistant – Graduate, Salomé Santos-Blaguski, at geograd@mcmaster.ca or at (905) 525-9140 ext. 23535.

McMaster Graduate Scholarship details and deadlines can be found on the Graduate Studies website.

We have moved to an e-thesis model for final submission of Ph.D. and Masters level theses. Students defending from that point onward will be expected to file their final thesis via MacSphere.

Students wishing to deposit their Ph.D. or Masters thesis, please follow the instructions outlined by the School of Graduate Studies.

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McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University

General Sciences Building, Room 206
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24535
Email Inquiries:
sges@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University

General Sciences Building, Room 206
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
(905) 525-9140 ext. 24535
Email Inquiries:
sges@mcmaster.ca