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Program Requirements

 


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 below.

Not all courses listed in the Graduate Calender are offered each year. Also, depending on who teaches the courses, the contents changes from year to year. Click for currently offered courses to find more specific description of the course contents .

YEAR


MSc 1

RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS


Master's Thesis Research:
PSYC899

 

-Proposal submitted

-Begin data collection

REQUIRED COURSES


Select 2 BBCS courses:

MSc 2

Master's Thesis Research

PSYC899

 

-Complete data collection

-Oral thesis defence

-Submit thesis

Select 2 more BBCS courses from the list above

Courses are selected in consultation with the supervisor and the program chair. 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.

Students working with animals will also take QACS799: Introduction to Animal Care.


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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:

YEAR


PhD 1

 

RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS


PhD Thesis Research

PSYC999

 

-Proposal submitted

-Begin data collection

REQUIRED COURSES


 

PhD 2

PhD Thesis Research

PSYC999

 

-Data collection

Comprehensive Exam

PhD 3/4

PhD Thesis Research

PSYC999

 

-Finish data collection

-Oral thesis defence

-Submit thesis


Graduate students in the BBCS program are encouraged to participate in the BBCS Research Seminar even after completing PSYC811, PSYC812, PSYC907, and PSYC908 for as long as they are registered full time in the program.

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