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Psychology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, CT,
The Department of Psychological Science offers the Master of Arts in Psychology with a specialization in General Psychology. The graduate program can be designed to prepare students for a career in the field of human services or may be used as preparation for further graduate study. The program is available for both part-time and full- time students. Most courses are offered in the evening.

About

In a word, flexibility. Our General Psychology program is designed to afford students the opportunity to follow their interests. Our core courses provide you with solid preparation in research methodology, developmental, clinical, and community psychology. Our faculty have diverse research and applied interests, so in developing the planned program of study students may work with one or more professors to map out course selections. For example, recent students have focused their programs and conducted research in cross-cultural studies, diversity issues, racial identity, problem gambling, sexual assault and witness credibility, neuropsychological functioning, seasonal affective disorder, trauma, psychological adjustment, developmental issues, and the impact of electronic media on our lives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Global Psychology
  • Introduction to Community Psychology
  • Prevention and Community-Based Research
  • Evaluation Research
  • Graduate Internship in Psychological Applications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12089 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5917 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5917 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for New Britain

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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