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University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology [Graduate]

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Department of Psychology
P217 Biological Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9
Attn.: Graduate Program Assistant

General Information

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.

Entrance Requirements

The Department’s minimum admission requirements are a four-year undergraduate degree with a 3.0 or better grade point average in the last two years of study at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution (see Academic Requirements ) If the undergraduate degree was not granted by a recognized English-language institution, English-language proficiency must be demonstrated by a total score of 88 with a score of at least 20 on each individual skill area on the Internet-based TOEFL. An acceptable score on another approved English language proficiency exam will suffice where the Internet-based TOEFL is not available (see English Language Requirement ).

The Department requires that applicants submit a statement of their research interests, three letters of recommendation, and scores on the Graduate Record Exam General Test.

Financial Assistance

Graduate assistantships for research and teaching are normally available for students who maintain satisfactory performance in their assistantship duties and progress toward a degree within expected time limits. In addition, a certain number of assistantships are available during the summer.

Graduate Program Requirements

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses can be found in Course Listings , under the subject heading Psychology (PSYCO).

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