Founded in 1887, McMaster University is one of only four Canadian universities consistently ranked in the Top 100 in the world. It is a medical-doctoral, research-intensive university and home to more than 62 research centres and institutes. McMaster University offers a long-standing reputation as Canada’s ‘most innovative’ university.
McMaster has pioneered a number of programs that have changed how professors teach and students learn. McMaster University has an international reputation for problem-based, self-directed learning and our facilities include a full range of health-related institutions located on the McMaster campus and in the Hamilton region.
McMaster’s philosophy toward health sciences education is community-oriented, people-centered, interdisciplinary and problem-based. Our students are exposed very early to patients and their problems in settings ranging from community health care practices to specialized hospital services.