McMaster University

Commerce - Human Resources

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:DeGroote School of Business
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Description:Our innovative approach to business education and training begins in the classroom, where you learn the fundamentals. However, after completing the third year of the program, you can choose to enhance your education by doing an internship.

An internship gives you the unique opportunity to develop hands-on experience with an employer during a 12 or 16 month work term.
URL:Commerce - Human Resources at McMaster University
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,296
International: $34,119

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.
Scholarships:2
Careers:Human Resources/Personnel ManagersHuman Resources Consultants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*84 to 87
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Data Management  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, one of: MHF4U, MCV4U, one of: SBI4U, SCH4U, and one of: MHF4U, MCV4U, SBI4U, SCH4U, SPH4U. Note: Applicants without MCV4U will be required to take an equivalent Calculus course in Level I.

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

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

Additional Admission Requirements:
    To participate in the internship program, you must: have successfully completed the Career Development Workshops (3IN0); and be eligible to work in Canada.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 20, 2017