University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

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Psychology (MA/MASc))

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Description:The Department of Psychology offers graduate work leading to the degrees of MA, MSc, and PhD in a variety of areas of psychology, including: Behaviour, Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience; Cognition; Comparative Cognition and Behaviour; Developmental Science; and Social and Cultural Psychology.

Our program uses an apprenticeship model for graduate training and aims to train skilled and independent researchers who will make significant contributions to the discipline of psychology. Our program encourages early, significant, and sustained involvement in research through apprenticeship-style training, mentored by a group of vigorous world-class faculty members. Our graduate alumni have successful positions in universities and colleges, branches of government, and industry.
URL:Psychology (MA/MASc)) at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research:Behaviour, Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience; Cognition; Comparative Cognition and Behaviour; Developmental Science; Social and Cultural Psychology.
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,645
Careers:Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    The Department's minimum admission requirements are a four-year undergraduate degree with a 3.0 or better grade point average in the last two years of study at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Test Scores:
    • Graduate Record Examination
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

    GRE test scores are required.

    Application Notes : GRE test scores are required.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Transcripts are also required.

    * 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 11, 2019