University of Victoria - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Educational Psychology - Learning and Development (Ph.D.)

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Program Information

School:University of Victoria - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate; Co-op
Field of Study:Educational Psychology
Description:This program integrates the psychology of learning and instruction with the psychology of human biological, cognitive, emotional, and social development. The developmental content of this focus area encompasses a life-span of methodological perspectives, but focuses primarily on the first two decades of life. The learning portion of this focus area is applicable across the lifespan.

The Ph.D. program prepares students to contribute to theory, research, and practice in the Learning and Development field of Educational Psychology. Graduates of the program pursue academic, research, government, and professional careers. The flexibility of the program and breadth of faculty expertise provide students with opportunities to pursue individualized scholarly and professional goals in close collaboration with faculty supervisors. Students are encouraged to complete a research apprenticeship and apprenticeship in teaching in higher education.
URL:Educational Psychology - Learning and Development (Ph.D.) at University of Victoria - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,644

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination

Applicants must provide a minimum of one single-authored published or unpublished article that is appropriate to the field of future studies. A copy of the applicant’s master’s thesis, a major paper, published research, or a professional report may be submitted to fulfill this requirement.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* 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 13, 2015