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Psychology (Applied Social Psychology)

University of Guelph

M.A.
24 months
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13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
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About

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.

Overview

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
B+
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.
Required

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.
89
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).
6.5

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

  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6837 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2377 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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