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Psychology (MA)

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School:Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:Department of Psychology
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Description:The field of psychology is dedicated to the scientific study of thoughts, feelings and actions from multiple perspectives (e.g. social, developmental, biological, etc.). Carleton’s Master of Arts (MA) program allows students to gain essential tools to conduct empirical research to study mind and behaviour. Our MA program is strongly research-oriented and provides students with an exciting blend of coursework, hands-on research experience, and community practica. Faculty members supervise students in a range of psychological disciplines including applied, cognitive, developmental, health, forensic, and personality/social. We also offer a specialization in Data Science.

URL:Psychology (MA) at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,497

Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Careers:Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
The normal requirement for admission into the master's programs is a B.A. Honours Psychology (or equivalent) with high honours standing, completion of a research thesis, and credit in a breadth of courses in line with the psychology major. Candidates with particular course deficiencies may be required to register in additional courses at Carleton.
Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

* 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 June 25, 2019