Department of Psychology

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Graduate Studies In Psychology
Developmental Psychology: Graduate 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: PSYC801*, PSYC802* and PSYC899 (thesis to be completed by the end of the second year in the program), plus the following program-specific requirements:

Students normally take one course from PSYC841*, PSYC851*, and PSYC852* each year, one Developmental Theory course (PSYC842* or PSYC843*), one Cognitive Development course (PSYC853*, PSYC854*, or PSYC855*), and one Social/Atypical Development course (PSYC856*, PSYC857, or PSYC859), selected in consultation with the student's supervisor and program chair. In years when offered, students may take PSYC959* or PSYC960* to meet requirements, contingent on the permission of the supervisor and program chair.

Doctor of Philosophy

The requirements for the program are: PSYC999, the Comprehensive Examination required by the specific program, and:

Students normally take one course from PSYC841*, PSYC851*, and PSYC852*, and two courses from PSYC842*, PSYC843*, PSYC853*, PSYC854*, PSYC855*, PSYC856*, PSYC857*, and PSYC859*, selected in consultation with the student's supervisor and Program Chair. In years when offered, students may take PSYC959* or PSYC960* to meet requirements, contingent on the permission of the supervisor and program chair.

Program Requirements Prior to 2010-2011

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: PSYC801*, PSYC802* and PSYC899 (thesis to be completed by the end of the second year in the program), plus the following program-specific requirements:

Developmental

In each academic year, students take one course from PSYC841*, PSYC851*, and PSYC852* and one course from PSYC809*, PSYC853*, PSYC854*, PSYC855*, PSYC856*, PSYC859*, PSYC959*, and PSYC960* selected in consultation with the student's supervisor and the Program Chair.

Doctor of Philosophy

The requirements for the program are: PSYC999, the Comprehensive Examination required by the specific program, and:

Developmental

Students take one course from PSYC841*, PSYC851*, and PSYC852*, and two courses from PSYC809*, PSYC853*, PSYC854*, PSYC855*, PSYC856*, PSYC859*, PSYC959*, and PSYC960* selected in consultation with the student's supervisor and Program Chair.