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Admission Requirements

Detailed information about Graduate Admissions can be found in our
Graduate Student Handbook | Admission Requirements [PDF - 33kB].

Incoming students must have a 4-year Honours Bachelor degree from a Canadian University or its equivalent elsewhere. The honours degree should be in the area of intended study with at least a B+ average.

Candidates for the program in Clinical Psychology must have an honours degree Psychology or a Psychology degree with equivalent research experience. Students entering with a bachelor's degree will be registered in an MSc before being "fast-tracked" to the Clinical PhD before the end of the first year, without completing a master's thesis or obtaining a master's degree.

Students entering with a graduate degree will be admitted directly to the Clinical PhD program and may be eligible for advanced standing within the program. Whether applying with a bachelor's or a master's degree, applications should clearly indicate that they are interested in being considered for the Clinical Psychology program.

Students with a Bachelor's degree and wishing to enter the PhD program in Psychology stream or Neuroscience stream should initially register in the MSc program. Applicants should clearly indicate whether they wish to be considered for the Psychology stream or the Neuroscience stream program.