Brock University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Brock University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,176


The PhD in Psychology program has been designed to provide intensive research training and to develop the capacity for a critical and scholarly approach to issues in each of the three specializations. Collaborative work allows students to link across focal areas to pursue the research questions they seek to address.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Application Notes : Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test are recommended but not required. See the program website for additional information.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Successful completion of a Master's degree, or equivalent, in Psychology or Neuroscience. Students must have achieved an average of at least 80% in the previous two years of graduate study and must provide evidence of research competence, normally demonstrated by an empirical Master's thesis. Scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test are recommended but not required for applicants with a background in Psycholoy or Neuroscience. Please see the list of faculty members who recommend submitting a GRE score with your application.

* 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 12, 2022