Developmental Psychology: Graduate Program Requirements

GRADUATE STUDIES

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.