Clinical Psychology

University of Calgary

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
13330 CAD/year
5873 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Giving students the knowledge they need for entry to a doctoral program, the Clinical Psychology (MSc Thesis) program from University of Calgary is a vital rung in the ladder toward a research, academic or clinical career in psychology and health care. 


Accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association, the Clinical Psychology (MSc Thesis) program from University of Calgary is mostly designed to help students gain access to a clinical science-oriented doctoral program. Clinical psychology is an evidence-based science that advances knowledge of the causes, prevention, assessment and treatment of psychological problems, along with the promotion of health and wellness. The MSc Thesis program helps give students the skills they need to become expert psychologists and competent clinicians.

Outcomes and next steps

  • Education
  • Health care 
  • Government
  • NGOs
  • Not-for-profit organizations 
  • Industry research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Advanced Research Design and Methodology in Psychology
  • Advanced Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology
  • Signal and Systems Analysis in Behavioural Research
  • Advanced Research Design and Analysis
  • Special Topics in the Design of Psychological Research
  • Advanced Topics in Brain and Cognitive Sciences
  • Advanced Topics in Social and Theoretical Psychology
  • Advanced Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Advanced Topics in Health Psychology
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Child Psychopathology
  • Integrative Seminar in Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.6 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • An honours degree in Psychology or equivalent.
  • A statement of research and professional interests, including the specification of prospective research supervisors from among current Program faculty
  • Two  academic letters
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test in Psychology Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13330 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13330 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5873 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5873 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Clinical Psychology
University of Calgary


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