Program Information

School: McMaster University
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Maternal and Child Health
Description: The Child Health Specialization offers students a unique opportunity to apply the Inquiry problem-based learning model within the dynamic context of child health, development and community involvement.

The Child Health Specialization’s curriculum is based on three thematic pillars – education, research, and experiential/community learning – cutting across academic disciplines related to child health such as paediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, social work, developmental rehabilitation, education, etc.

URL: Health Sciences (Child Health Specialization) at McMaster University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $28,484

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Enrolment #: 160

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 90
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U; one of: MHF4U, MCV4U, MDM4U; SBI4U; SCH4U; and one non-math; non-science; non-technology 4U/M credit * *NOTE: It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that they meet this requirement.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86