Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2009/2010)
4 Regulations Governing the Degree of Master of Applied Social Psychology (Co-operative)

This program is designed to meet the needs of both students and employers. Students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to ask appropriate questions and conduct research in a variety of applied settings (e.g., business, government, health care, etc.). Students completing the program will be qualified for either immediate employment or further education. Students' and employers' needs will be met by a program that combines training in basic scientific methods and social psychological theory with practical experience in a variety of work settings. The training in methods and theory will be provided by the academic component of the program and the practical experience will be provided by the cooperative, work term component.

4.1 Qualifications for Admission
  1. Admission to the program is competitive and selective. To be considered for admission to the Master of Applied Social Psychology (Cooperative) an applicant shall normally hold at least a high second class Honours degree or its equivalent, both in achievement and depth of study, from an institution recognized by the Senate.

  2. Applications

    1. All applicants are required to submit results from the General section of the Graduate Record Examinations.

    2. Applicants are required to submit with their applications an example of their academic writing. This could include, but is not limited to, papers submitted in class, honour's thesis, etc.

    3. At least one letter of reference should come from someone who is familiar with the applicant's research capability.

  3. Election will be based on an applicant's overall academic performance, scores on the Graduate Record Examination and letters of reference.

  4. Admission to the program shall be upon acceptance by the Dean of Graduate Studies after recommendation by the Head of the Department of Psychology which will include a proposed program of study and a proposed Supervisor.