Psychology

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meet a psychology student

Graduate training in psychology stresses training in general experimental psychology, leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Areas of specialization include the following:

  • Biology and behaviour

  • Perception, cognition, and cognitive neuroscience

  • Development

  • Social, personality, and abnormal psychology

Students may also be interested in: 

  1. Counselling Psychology​ program​

  2. Counselling and Clinical Psychology program which offers two fields:

Degrees Offered

Psychology—​MA, PhD​

​​​​​Quick Facts

DomesticInternational
​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar ​​​

​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .

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Quick Facts

Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines MA-1-Dec-2015
PhD-1-Dec-2015
MA-1-Dec-2015
PhD-1-Dec-2015
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit www.uoft.me/gradelp MA-General GRE
PhD-General GRE
MA-General GRE
PhD-General GRE
3. Minimum GPA MA-3.7
PhD-3.7
MA-3.7
PhD-3.7
4. Tuition fee -Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to Domestic Fees.
-Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD MA-No
PhD-no
MA-No
PhD-no
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
9. Program length (full-time only) MA-3 sessions
PhD-4 years
MA-3 sessions
PhD-4 years
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar