Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2011/2012)
29.2 Admission Criteria
  1. Students with Master’s level degrees who wish to be considered for the program must have completed the undergraduate degree in Psychology and the undergraduate course requirements described below.

  2. Applicants are required to have an undergraduate Honours degree in psychology that includes senior courses in each of the following areas: biological bases of behaviour, cognitive-affective bases of behaviour, social bases of behaviour, individual behaviour, and historical foundations of psychology, as well as an Honour's thesis. Students will only be admitted on a full-time basis and must start their program in the Fall semester.

  3. Admission to the program is competitive. Applicants will be ranked according to academic aptitude, personal and interpersonal competence, clinical and professional potential, and availability of a supervisor. The application shall include academic transcripts, results of the Graduate Record Examination (verbal, quantitative and analytical subtests), three letters of recommendation and a statement of interests and objectives. One letter of recommendation must specifically address the suitability of the applicant for clinical work. Applicants who are short-listed will be interviewed, either in person or via telephone. Work experience, research experience, extra-curricular activities, and clinically relevant public service will be taken into consideration.