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Facebook

The official Facebook page of the Department of Religious Studies.

M.A.R.S.

McMaster Association of Religious Studies.

Twitter

The official Twitter page of the Department of Religious Studies.

Dates & Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for course enrolment and other sessional dates.

Study Abroad

A study abroad experience will give you the opportunity to gain tangible skills in your program of study, challenge your personal limits, foster your global perspective, and give you an edge in your career field – all without missing a beat during your time at McMaster. In other words, a study abroad experience is the perfect complement to your McMaster degree!

Student Financial Aid & Scholarships

Committed to student services and success, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships helps in providing students access to a post secondary education. We deliver financial aid and scholarship programs with a professional and empathic approach thus developing our students, our university and our community.

The Student Wellness Centre

The Student Wellness Centre is the place on campus to address your wellness needs. By providing a wide range of Counselling Options, Medical Services and Wellness Education resources, we hope that we can enhance your academic success and your McMaster experience.

Academic & Writing Skills

From writing support and tutoring services to workshops and educational planning, we act as your central hub for academic support. We offer opportunities for you to meet individually with trained students and staff, to participate in workshops and gain access to tools for self-guided learning. For more information, please contact us at skills@mcmaster.ca.

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Student Accounts & Cashiers

Course Calendars

This is McMaster University’s official repository for degree, program, and course requirements.

MOSAIC

Your access point for McMaster University's administrative information systems.

Activate your MAC ID

The tool where Faculty, Staff and Students can activate their MACID.

Convocation Information

Details and dates for all graduating students.

Freeman Bursary

The Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU), with matching funds from the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund (OSOTF), has established a Bursary for McMaster University students to study for a summer, semester, or academic year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Graduate Resources

Graduate Student Life

Life in the Department, On Campus, in the City: When we think of graduate school, we think of seminars, conducting research, sitting for exams, and writing a thesis or dissertation. Scholarly activities are only part of the total experience of being a grad student. Grad student life in the Religious Studies Department, at McMaster, and in the wider community of Hamilton offers so much more.

PhD Graduates & Theses Titles

A chronology of PhD graduates from the program, dissertation titles, and supervisors.

BDK Canada Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship will enable advanced graduate students in Buddhist Studies who are Canadian Citizens or studying in a Canadian University to spend one year in a Japanese University, studying and/or carrying out doctoral research.

Facebook

The official Facebook page of the Department of Religious Studies.

Twitter

The official Twitter page of the Department of Religious Studies.

G.S.A.R.S.

GSARS is the association of graduate students in the Department of Religious Studies. The aim of GSARS is to promote and represent graduate student interests and to maintain an active sense of community amongst members of the Department.

Religious Studies Graduate Handbook

This Handbook is designed to supplement the information given in the Graduate School Calendar.

Paying Your Fees

Student Accounts & Cashiers

Course Calendars

This is McMaster University’s official repository for degree, program, and course requirements.

MOSAIC

Your access point for McMaster University's administrative information systems.

Convocation Information

Details and dates for all graduating students.

Freeman Family Bursary

The Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU), with matching funds from the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund (OSOTF), has established a Bursary for McMaster University students to study for a summer, semester, or academic year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Graduate Forms

Advisory Committee Nomination - Form

A Form Relating to Supervisory Committees

Supervisory Committee Nomination - Form

A Form Relating to Supervisory Committees

Committee Change - Form

A Form Relating to Supervisory Committees

Reading Course - Form

A Form Relating to Course Work

Asian Breadth Information and Intent to Write - Form

A Form Relating to Asian Breadth

Comprehensive Exam Intent to Write - Form

A Form Relating to Comprehensive Exams

Doctoral Statement Submission - Form

A Form Relating to a Thesis/Project Proposal

Guidelines for Proposal and Submission - Form

A Form Relating to a Thesis/Project Proposal:

Intention to Submit MA Thesis or Project - Form

A Form Relating to a Thesis/Project Defense

Preliminary Report for MA Thesis - Form

A Form Relating to a Thesis/Project Defense

BDK Canada Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship will enable advanced graduate students in Buddhist Studies who are Canadian Citizens or studying in a Canadian University to spend one year in a Japanese University, studying and/or carrying out doctoral research.

Faculty Resources

Frequently Used Forms

Frequently Used Forms in Faculty and Academic Department Offices

Program Requirements Checklists

BA Religious Studies

A checklist of requirements for the BA Religious Studies.

Honours BA Religious Studies

A checklist of requirements for the Honours BA Religious Studies.

Combined Honours BA Religious Studies

A checklist of requirements for the Combined Honours BA Religious Studies.

Minor in Japanese Studies

A checklist of requirements for the Minor in Japanese Studies.

Minor in Jewish Studies

A checklist of requirements for the Minor in Jewish Studies.

Minor in Religious Studies

A checklist of requirements for the Minor in Religious Studies.

Minor in Religion and Diversity

A checklist of requirements for the Minor in Religion and Diversity.