Programs

Anthropology

Faculty of Social Sciences

Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present. We combine commitments to the exploration of archaeological, physical, and cultural aspects of human and social being through a range of...

Economic Policy

Faculty of Social Sciences

The M.A. program in Economics at McMaster owes its strength to the quality of its research faculty, opportunities for intensive training in theoretical and applied work, and a diverse offering of...

Economics

Faculty of Social Sciences

The M.A. program in Economics at McMaster owes its strength to the quality of its research faculty, opportunities for intensive training in theoretical and applied work, and a diverse offering of...

Global Health

Interdisciplinary

This interdisciplinary program integrates business, health sciences, and Social Sciences all of which are integral for developing a nuanced understanding of global health in the twenty-first century...

Global Politics

Faculty of Social Sciences

A critical analysis of international relations which examines the global politics of states, corporations, social movements, genders and interest groups

Globalization

Faculty of Social Sciences

Globalization Studies examines the complex political, social, economic, cultural, discursive and theoretical developments related to processes of globalization and how these come to bear upon our...

Health & Society

Faculty of Social Sciences

An interdisciplinary study of social, cultural, political, and environmental aspects of health.

Health and Aging

Faculty of Social Sciences

An interdisciplinary study of social and cultural aspects of health and/or aging.

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...

Labour Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences

Labour Studies is concerned with our many and changing worlds of work. Drawing from ideas and theories from sociology, political science, economics, history, social work, geography and more. Labour...

Political Science

Faculty of Social Sciences

An examination of power and politics at the national level including Canadian and comparative politics, political theory, public policy and administration

Religious Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences

Religion is of critical importance for understanding society, and the Department of Religious Studies engages in intensive and broad-ranging research across Asian and Western traditions in their...

Social Gerontology

Faculty of Social Sciences

An interdisciplinary study of social, cultural, and political aspects of aging.

Social Work

Faculty of Social Sciences

Social Work emphasizes the social context of personal problems. Social Workers use their skills and knowledge to facilitate change with and for people experiencing difficulties and the impact of...

Water Without Borders

Faculty of Social Sciences

Water Without Borders (WWB) is a collaborative graduate program in water, environment and health between the United Nations University, Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) and...