University of Victoria - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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University of Victoria - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,279


In this program, you’ll receive extensive professional research training. You'll improve your professional writing and analytical skills as you create your thesis. You’ll engage with faculty-supervised research in one of the following areas:

Cognition and brain sciences (e.g., embodied cognition, memory, visual perception)

Social psychology (e.g., interpersonal relationships, motivation, personality)

Lifespan health and development (e.g., early development, aging, self-regulation)

You also have the option of engaging in individualized research tailored to your interests.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    It’s preferable if your bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) is in psychology.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based)
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 October 18, 2022