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Honours B.S.W. and B.S.W. Supplementary Application Form:

Thank you for your interest in the School of Social Work.  Please review the program pre-requisites below.  To apply to the School of Social Work, please submit your Supplementary Application electronically.

Should you require any materials sent via this e-mail address in an alternate/accessible format, please contact the School of Social Work at oconnell@mcmaster.ca.

Honours B.S.W. Program

  1. 30 units (5 full credits) of University level work, including pre-requisite course requirements as described in the current Undergraduate Academic Calendar link
  2. Minimum average of 6.0 or 67% on most recent 30 units of University level work.
  3. All prerequisite work MUST BE COMPLETED by April of the year in which application is made.

B.S.W. Program

  1. Completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognized University including pre-requisite course requirements as described in the current Undergraduate Academic Calendar link
  2. Minimum average of 6.0 or 67% on last 30 units of university work completed.
  3. All prerequisite work MUST BE COMPLETED by April of the year in which application is made.
Educational Background: Starting with the most recent, please list all POST-SECONDARY Education (including McMaster) for both in progress or completed.
Start Date - Institution #1 (most recent) (Please enter "1" for the day)
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Date Completed - Institution #1   (Please enter "1" for the day) If you are in progress, please put the date your term ends.
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If you have only 1 Post Secondary Institution to enter, please disregard the Institution 2 & 3 information requests and skip to the Social Work Admission Test (S.W.A.T.) Option Information & Deadlines.

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Start Date - Institution #2 (Please enter "1" for the day)
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Date Completed - Institution #2 (Please enter "1" for the day)
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Start Date - Institution #3 (Please enter "1" for the day)
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Date Completed - Institution #3 (Please enter "1" for the day)
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Program of Study - Institution #3
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Deadline for submitting this Supplementary Application form is March 1st, 2017. Details of the S.W.A.T. will be emailed to those who submit the Supplementary Application Form. The S.W.A.T. will be administered in mid March 2017.

Non-McMaster applicant checklist:

  • I have completed OUAC 105D form, applying to McMaster University
  • I have requested transcripts from my university(s)
  • I have the required course prerequisites
  • I have marked the date of admission test on my calendar
  • I have minimum 67% GPA on most current year of study

McMaster applicant checklist:

  • I have completed Returning Student form (Full time B.S.W. applicants only)
  • I have the required course prerequisites
  • I have marked the date of admission test on my calendar
  • I have minimum 67% GPA on most current year of study
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Thank you for submitting the Supplementary Application Form.  If you have any questions, please email Lorna O'Connell at oconnell@mcmaster.ca or call (905) 525-9140 ext. 23795.