Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Social Science
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Areas of Research:Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience; Clinical Psychology; Cognition and Perception; Developmental Psychology; Industrial/Organizational Psychology; Personality and Measurement; Social Psychology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)


Western's Department of Psychology is pleased to offer students graduate studies in many areas of psychology. The department has world-renowned faculty members, excellent support staff and facilities, all within a beautiful campus.

Western is a leading research-focused university that has been rated as providing among the very best of student experiences in Canada. The M.Sc. and Ph.D. graduates of our program have gone on to achieve distinguished careers in a wide variety of academic, private sector, and government positions throughout the world.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission Requirements:
    ▪ A Thesis-oriented Master's degree in Psychology or related field. A Master's degree in Psychology (with content that is primarily Clinical) is required for admission into our Clinical program.
    ▪ Minimum grade average of 78% or B+ in the Master's program.
    Application Notes : Graduate Record Examination Scores (GRE)
    ▪ Institution Code for Western: 0984
    ▪ Department Code: 2016 (Psychology)

    You must add the test date and your General GRE test scores and percentiles to the online application before you submit the application. Usually the raw scores and percentiles for the verbal and quantitative portions of the GRE are available right after you write the test. It is crucial to your application that we have have the unofficial scores immediately. They will be confirmed by the official score report at a later time. For more information, please visit the Psychology website.

    Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language.

    * 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 November 19, 2022