1. Admissions Requirements
  2. Faculty Supervisor
  3. Required Documents
  4. Application Deadlines
  5. Take the Next Steps

Admissions Requirements

Applicants are expected to:

  • Hold a B.A. or B.Sc. Honours (or the equivalent) in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Psychology with at least an A- average GPA (80%)
  • Have completed a research thesis
  • Have passed advanced statistics with an A- or 80%

Applicants judged to be deficient in preparation may be asked to complete course work in addition to the Ph.D. program requirements.

Please note that meeting the minimum requirements does not automatically guarantee acceptance into the program.

Faculty Supervisor

To be admitted, a professor must agree to supervise you. Because Faculty members don’t provide us with their availability, it is best that you contact them directly.

Our researchers are exploring psychology’s major areas including:

  • cognitive
  • developmental
  • forensic
  • health
  • personality and social

You can find information about the professors in the area that interests you by visiting our Research Areas page.

Required Documents

Applicants must provide the following documents:

  • 1-page Statement of Interest – should outline the applicant’s proposed area of doctoral research
  • CV
  • Two academic references
  • Academic transcript(s) and degree certificate(s) from each post-secondary institution attended (past and/or current)
  • If applicable: Language Proficiency scores – see below

Additional information on required documents is available on the Graduate Admissions page.

Application Deadlines

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