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University Graduates Applying for a Second Bachelor’s Degree

All programs have enrollment limits and admission is by selection. If you have a first non-Honours degree, you may apply to take an Honours second degree in the same subject area or a second degree in another discipline. Please note the following exceptions: B.Sc. (Honours) in Integrated Science (ISCI), Honours B.Sc. Kinesiology cannot be done as second degree programs. The requirements are set out in the General Academic Regulations section of this Calendar.

If you wish to enter a Second Bachelor’s Degree in a subject area from the Faculty of Science, please note that admission to all limited enrollment programs, with the exception of Medical Radiation Sciences I, may not be possible. Second Degree applicants to all Science programs, except Medical Radiation Sciences I, are not eligible to apply to or be admitted to any of the other first year Science programs. Second Degree applicants must have already completed all first year requirements for the second year program they wish to apply to, with the exception of Medical Radiation Sciences I. See Limited enrollment Programs in the Faculty of Science section of this Calendar for a list of programs.

Please contact the Office of the Associate Dean of Science (Academic) for further information (see the Application Procedures section).

If you are a McMaster graduate or potential graduate, you may be able to use the McMaster University Returning Student Application (see the Application Procedures section).