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Psychology (Applied Social Psychology)

University of Guelph

24 months
13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
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The Psychology (Applied Social Psychology) program of University of Guelph is designed to prepare students for research careers in a wide range of applied and academic settings.

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Key facts

The Psychology (Applied Social Psychology) program of University of Guelph has a strong social justice orientation and is best suited to students who wish to investigate social processes and problems, in areas that include: health and illness, gender, violence, prejudice, inequality, cooperation, culture, immigration, intergroup relations, science and technology.

We offer both Master’s and Doctoral fields. The MA requires completion of course work in applied social psychology and methodology, as well as a practicum in an applied setting and the preparation and defense of a research thesis.

Research Areas

  • Health and Illness
  • Gender and Violence n Culture, Migration and Globalization
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Psychology of Science and Technology
  • History and Theory of Psychology

Are you interested in:

  • Public Health, Health, and Social Policy
  • Gender and Violence n Science and Publics
  • Difference, Marginality, Migration n Evolution, Social Relationships, and Cooperation

Career opportunities

  • Applied Researcher
  • Research Consultant
  • Program Evaluation
  • Policy Analyst/Advisor
  • Tenure-Track Academic

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Statistics
  • Discrete-variable Statistics
  • Practicum
  • Ethical Issues in Psychology
  • Critical Approaches to Applied Social Psychology
  • Applied Social Psychology and intervention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours BA/BSc (or equivalent) in Psychology or affiliated field, with a minimum B+ average
  • Senior honours thesis or research project equivalent n Intention to proceed to PhD
  • GRE General Test for MA application
  • GRE Psychology Test recommended for international and non-psychology applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6837 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2377 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

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