School and Applied Child Psychology, M.A. | University of British Columbia | Vancouver, Canada
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School and Applied Child Psychology

30 months
Duration
15450 CAD/year
7730 CAD/year
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About

The primary goal of the School and Applied Child Psychology program offered at University of British Columbia, is to develop professional psychologists whose research, training and practice activities increase the educational and psychological well-being of children and youth. 

Overview

The School and Applied Child Psychology program offered at University of British Columbia follows a scientist-practitioner model, with emphasis on the integration of theory, research and clinical skills. Training encompasses academic, social, behavioral, consultation, intervention and prevention domains, and students receive training in the integration of assessment and intervention and in relevant professional, legal and ethical issues. 

Science and professional practice are viewed as interactive and complementary, with research integrated across core psychological and educational foundations training as well as relevant practical experiences at all levels of the program.

Features

Top Five Reasons to join the School and Applied Child Psychology program at UBC:

  • Productive faculty research. Our program has award-winning scholars, whose wide range of research interests influence policy and practice. Active research grants allow many opportunities for student involvement, employment, and independent research. And UBC is currently ranked one of the top 35 universities in the world!
  • Extensive practical experiences. From day one, you’ll be applying what you learn in our courses right in the K–12 classroom. At the masters level you will participate in two full-year practicum placements followed by a one-year paid internship. At the doctoral level you will have your pick of specialty placements in the field of education and mental health, a practicum focused on developing skills in supervision, and a full-year paid internship.
  • Outstanding career prospects. School Psychology is consistently listed as a “best career” by US News and World Report. There are many job openings across Canada and worldwide, with excellent salaries and benefits. School Psychology practitioners and professors are both currently in very high demand.
  • Supportive environment. We admit cohorts of students who progress through the program together. Students have close contact with program faculty members throughout their graduate training. You will also get support from your peers, the school psychology graduate student assistant, and an advanced student mentor provided to you upon admission. There are abundant social gatherings and yearly program retreats.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Prepares graduate students to become psychologists who work in schools, academic, research, community and private practice settings. 
  • The School and Applied Child Psychology programs follow a scientist-practitioner model, with emphasis on the integration of theory, research and clinical skills.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
  • Students in research-based programs usually require a faculty member to function as their supervisor. Please follow the instructions provided by each program whether applicants should contact faculty members.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15450 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15450 CAD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    7730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7730 CAD per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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