The objectives are to provide intensive research training in the fields of Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience, Lifespan Developmental Psychology, and Social/Personality Psychology and to develop an appreciation of the scientific basis of psychology and the skills necessary to systematic examination of basic or applied issues in the field of interest. Many graduates will pursue further training at the doctoral level; others will be prepared to work in a wide variety of occupations in which an appreciation of the theoretical, conceptual, and methodological basis of psychology is of value. Normally, those admitted to the MA program have the option of proceeding on to the PhD program when the MA criteria have been met and formal permission to proceed has been granted. Students apply via an internal paper application. All MA students have the opportunity to serve as teaching assistants in each year of their program. For full-time students the program is normally six terms (two years). Career outcomes PhD programs in Psychology Data management, research design, data analysis Counselling, clinical psychology, assessment,mental health, health care Education, teaching Computer programming
Successful completion of an Honours Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in Psychology or Neuroscience with a minimum average of 78%. Successful applicants typically have achieved an average of at least 80% in each of their last two years of undergraduate study. An empirical Honours thesis, or evidence of similar research is required.
1. Submit your transcripts as well as the following program specific materials
2. Two references, preferably academic, are required
3. Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test are recommended but not required
4. Personal Statement of Interest
5.An updated CV
6. Complete the Applicant Interest Form (Research and Faculty Checklist) and upload. On this you will indicate, in order of preference, potential
faculty members as supervisors in addition to indicating your interest in various research topics.
7. Proof of English
Whether you have been conditionally accepted to Brock University for undergraduate or graduate studies or you are looking to improve your English language skills, enrolling in IELP is a great way to strengthen your abilities in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Completion of this program’s highest level (Level 5), satisfies the English language requirement for Brock’s undergraduate and graduate programs that require English Proficiency Test Scores of IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL (88) or equivalent.
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