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Psychology

University of Victoria

24 months
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5074 CAD/year
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About

The Psychology program at University of Victoria, British Columbia has a strong research focus.

Overview

The MSc Psychology program at University of Victoria, British Columbia is designed to give you extensive professional research training. You'll improve your professional writing and analytical skills as you create your thesis. You’ll engage with faculty-supervised research in one of the following areas:

  • Cognition and Brain Sciences (e.g., embodied cognition, memory, visual perception)
  • Social Psychology (e.g., interpersonal relationships, motivation, personality)
  • Lifespan Health and Development (e.g., early development, aging, self-regulation)
  • Individualized option (e.g., environmental psychology)

Areas of focus

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognition and Brain Sciences
  • Lifespan Health and Development
  • Social Psychology

Programme Structure

Complete all of the following

  • Complete all of:
    • Research Apprenticeship 
  • Complete 3 units of: graduate-level statistics
  • Complete 1 of the following
    • Cognition and Brain Sciences Track
    • Lifespan Health and Development Track
    • Social Psychology Track
  • Complete all of:
    • Thesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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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.
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Credits

18 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.
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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.
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English requirements

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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in psychology or its equivalent with at least a B+ (6.0 GPA) average in the last two years leading to the degree is recommended.
  •  Applicants should have taken at least one course in applied statistics. In cases of an undergraduate degree in areas other than psychology, additional foundational coursework may be assigned at the discretion of the student’s supervisory committee as a requirement for the graduate degree. 
Personal letter

Applicant must also provide a personal letter that:

  • identifies the primary area of specialization desired
  • describes areas of research interest
  • names at least two faculty members with whom the applicant wishes to work
  • gives details of current activity (e.g., courses in progress)
  • indicates whether financial support will be required
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      5074 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 5074 CAD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      4022 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4022 CAD per year during 24 months.

    Living costs for Victoria

    1490 - 2092 CAD /month
    Living costs

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    Funding

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