Applied Social Psychology (Master)

The co-operative option in applied social psychology is one of two co-op graduate programs at Memorial. The program is highly specialized and enrolement is competitive. Candidates for the applied social psychology program already hold a bachelor degree in either science or arts.

The applied social psychology program provides students with a solid foundation in statistics, scientific methodology, and the field of social psychology. These principles can be applied to research and evaluation in a variety of settings, including government, education, non-profit and the private sector. Co-op students in applied social psychology work in a wide range of areas, including:

  • Program evaluation
  • Research design
  • Statistical analysis
  • Questionnaire and survey development
  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection

The scheduling of the two work terms, alternating with four academic terms, allows students to gain practical experience while they study the fundamentals of social research.

Work Term Schedule

Term: Fall Winter Spring
Year 1 AT AT WT 1
Year 2 AT WT 2 AT
AT - Academic Term; WT = Work Term