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Counselling and Clinical Psychology – Field in Clinical and Counselling Psychology (OISE)

24 months
27520 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
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The Counselling and Clinical Psychology – Field in Clinical and Counselling Psychology (OISE) program at University of Toronto is intended for students seeking to pursue careers in research, teaching, and clinical practice.


About this Degree

Clinical and Counselling Psychology is one of two fields offered in the Counselling and Clinical Psychology program, leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees

At the time of application, prospective students will be required to identify a preference for this field and a potential supervisor with whom they would work if admitted to the Counselling and Clinical Psychology – Field in Clinical and Counselling Psychology (OISE) program at University of Toronto.

The Clinical and Counselling Psychology field is offered primarily by the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development​ (of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education [OISE] at the downtown St. George campus).​

The other field, Clinical Psychology, is offered primarily by the Department of Psychological Clinical Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practicum I: Interventions in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive and Personality Theory and Assessment
  • Ethical Issues in Professional Practice in Psychology and Psychotherapy 
  • Couples Counselling
  • Group Work in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Research Methods for Clinical and Counselling Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


4 alternative credits

4.5 FCEs


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree in psychology or any appropriate bachelor's degree that would contain the psychology requirement equivalent (defined as 6.0 full-course equivalents [FCEs] in psychology, including 0.5 FCE in research methods, 0.5 FCE in statistics, and at least 3.0 FCEs at the second-, third-, and fourth-year levels).

  • A standing equivalent to a University of Toronto A– or better in the final year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27520 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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