McMaster University

Society, Culture & Religion

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Religion/Religious Studies
Description:The B.A. Honours program offers students a deeper understanding of the discipline of Religious Studies and the sub-fields of Asian religious traditions, Biblical Studies, and the Western religious traditions, including Islam, Christianity and Judaism. In Canada's multicultural society and an increasingly globalized world, a strong grounding in critical thought and analysis is essential to navigating and understanding a variety of religious issues across cultures. As of September 2019 Religious Studies B.A. programs will be renamed to Society, Culture & Religion.
URL:Society, Culture & Religion at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $38,778
Careers:Ministers of ReligionProfessional Occupations in Religion

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78 to 82
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or DuoLingo [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]
Application Notes : 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: 190, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, TOEFL (iBT): 86, DUO: 115.

* 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 August 20, 2021