Department of Psychology

Department of

Psychology

Department of

Psychology

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GRADUATE STUDIES

Graduate Student Handbook: Degree 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: 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:

Clinical Requirements

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*.

Cognitive Neuroscience Requirements

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 courses 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.

Developmental Requirements

  • 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 Requirements

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*.