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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
GRADUATE TIMETABLE


    Graduate Calendar 2014-2015  


    Click here for link to Psychology Program of Study section        

    Click here for link to Psychology Course descriptions

    MASTER OF SCIENCE

    The master's program normally extends over two calendar years. For students with an honours degree in psychology the requirements for the master's program are: PSYC-801*, PSYC-802* and PSYC-899 (thesis to be completed by the end of the second year in the program), plus the following program-specific requirements:

    Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science

    The master's program normally extends over two calendar years. For students with an honours degree in psychology the requirements for the master's program are: PSYC-801*, PSYC-802*, PSYC-899 (thesis to be completed by the end of the second year in the program), and two of PSYC-811*, PSYC-812*, PSYC-907* and PSYC-908*. Students take two additional full (i.e., four half*) courses selected in consultation with the supervisor and the Program Chair. Students in the Behavioural Neuroscience stream are encouraged to take courses from the following list (PSYC-833*, PSYC-931*, PSYC-932*, PSYC-934*, and PSYC-935*). Students in the Behavioural Neuroscience stream also take QACS-799. Students in the Cognition & Perception stream are encouraged to take courses from the following list (PSYC-921*, PSYC-930*, and PSYC-965*). Additional courses frequently taken include PSYC-825*, PSYC-917*, and PSYC-970*. Graduate courses offered by Departments other than Psychology also may be taken to meet the program requirements with the permission of the supervisor and program chair.

    Clinical

    Over two years, students take PSYC-805*, PSYC-806*,PSYC-809*, PSYC-827*, PSYC-829*, PSYC-838*, PSYC-839*, PSYC-847* and in M.Sc.2, one of PSYC-878* or PSYC-910*.

    Developmental

    Two statistics courses: PSYC-801*, PSYC-802*
    Two of the following proseminars: PSYC-841*, PSYC-851*, PSYC-852*
    One Devel. Theory Course: PSYC-842*or PSYC-843*
    Normally, One Cognitive Devel. Course: PSYC-853*, PSYC-854*, or PSYC-855*
    Normally, One Social Devel. Course: PSYC-856*, PSYC-857*, or PSYC-859*

    Social-Personality

    In each of the two academic years, students normally take two courses from PSYC-846*, PSYC-942*, PSYC-943*, PSYC-944*, PSYC-945*, PSYC-946*, PSYC-947*, PSYC-948*, PSYC-979*, PSYC-980*, PSYC-981*, and PSYC-982* selected in consultation with the student's supervisor and the Program Chair. In the second year of the program, students also take either PSYC-940* or PSYC-941*.

    DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

    The requirements for the program are: PSYC-999, the Comprehensive Examination required by the specific program, and:

    Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science

    The doctoral program in Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science may be completed in two years of study by students with a master's degree in psychology. Typically, however, students require more time to complete the doctoral program.

    The requirements for the program are: PSYC-999, two of PSYC-811*, PSYC-812*, PSYC-907*, and PSYC-908* and the Comprehensive Examination required by the specific program. Graduate students in the BBCS program are encouraged to participate in the Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science Research Seminar even after completing PSYC-811*,PSYC-812*, PSYC-907*, and PSYC-908* for as long as they are registered full time in the program.

    Clinical

    Students take PSYC-989*, PSYC-990*, PSYC-991*, PSYC-992* and PSYC-993; and at least one of PSYC-951*, PSYC-952*, PSYC-974* or PSYC-957*; and one of PSYC-878* or PSYC-910*. Students take three additional half courses from those offered in the Department or, with permission of the Chair of the Clinical program and the Departmental Coordinator of Graduate Studies, from courses offered in other departments.

    Developmental

    One of the following: PSYC-841*, PSYC-851*, PSYC-852*.
    Two of the following: PSYC-842*, PSYC-843*, PSYC-853*, PSYC-854*, PSYC-855*, PSYC-856*, PSYC-857*, PSYC-859*.

    Social-Personality

    Ph.D. students take either PSYC-940* or PSYC-941* (normally in the first year of the program); one course from PSYC-846*, PSYC-942*, PSYC-943*, PSYC-944*, PSYC-945*, PSYC-946*, PSYC-947*, PSYC-948*, PSYC-979*, PSYC-980*, PSYC-981*, and PSYC-982*; and two additional courses either from the list or selected in consultation with the student's supervisor and the Program Chair.

    Social-Personality Ph.D. students who do not have a Master's degree in Social Psychology take either PSYC-940* or PSYC-941* (normally in the first year of the program) and three courses from PSYC-846*, PSYC-942*, PSYC-943*, PSYC-944*, PSYC-945*, PSYC-946*, PSYC-947*, PSYC-948*, PSYC-979*,PSYC-980 *, PSYC-981*, and PSYC-982*.

     

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