Memorial University of Newfoundland

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
2148 CAD/year
1652 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Psychology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland has approximately 30 faculty members and 60 graduate students. Faculty have active research programs in many areas of psychology, many of which rely on volunteers from the community.


Psychology is also part of the interdisciplinary Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology (CABE) program, which offers both the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Interested students should apply directly to the CABE program.

The MSc program in Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland involves courses and a thesis and can be completed in two years of full-time study. Students can focus their research areas on behavioural neuroscience, cognition, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, or social psychology.


The Department has particular strengths in many areas of Experimental Psychology including:

  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Developmental
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology (CABE)

Programme Structure

  • The department has particular specialties in Behavioural Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Cognition, Developmental Psychology, and Social Psychology, as well as in Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology. 
  • However, many faculty have research interests that transcend traditional categories and research possibilities exist beyond the above-named areas. Students should look at the research interests of each faculty member to see the possibilities.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National: $826-$1,239/semester
  • International: $1,074-$1,611/semester


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Memorial University of Newfoundland


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