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Degree

Master of Arts - Psychology ( Thesis-Based )

master

Degree

Master of Arts - Psychology ( Thesis-Based )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $8,874 CAD

  • Application fee

    $135 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    3 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-December-2022 2022-12-01

Overview

Master of Arts - Psychology

The Department of Psychology offers graduate work leading to the degrees of MA, MSc, and PhD in a variety of areas of psychology, including: 

behaviour, systems, and cognitive neuroscience; cognition; comparative cognition and behaviour; developmental science; and social and cultural psychology.

Students are normally expected to complete the program in two years. However, the time required to complete the program will vary with the individual candidate. Students are evaluated annually with respect to progress in the program.

The maximum time to complete the thesis-based MA program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.

In Psychology University of Alberta offers MA, MSc, and PhD degrees, with specializations in five main research areas:

  • Behaviour, Systems, and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Cognition
  • Comparative Cognition and Behaviour
  • Developmental Science
  • Social and Cultural Psychology

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$15,790

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,916
Tuition 1 person $8,874

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts
  • Three referees are notified to submit a reference
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • English Language Proficiency Requirement
  • Visa and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

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TOEFL

90
21
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21
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PTE

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Cambridge

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Academic background and requirement

The Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution. 

Career opportunities

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