Educational Psychology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • N/A
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    1664 USD/year
    Tuition fee
    1664 USD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #42 (WUR) ,
Candidates are required to select and follow the set of courses in one of three concentrations of study or the Major in School/Applied Child Psychology, select a topic for research, and present the results of such research in a thesis.

About

The aim of the M.A. (Thesis) in Educational Psychology is to produce graduates who:

  • are broadly trained in educational psychology;
  • have sufficient research competence to critically evaluate research in educational psychology, and to design, conduct, and report empirical research; and
  • have experience in applying research methods and findings to the solution of practical problems in varied educational settings.
  • Programme Structure

    Concentrations and major:

    • The Health Professions Education concentration
    • The Human Development concentration
    • The Learning Sciences concentration
    • The School/Applied Child Psychology Major

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Credits
      48 alternative credits
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus
    Check if you match the admission requirements

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

      Take IELTS test
    • Minimum required score:

      567

      The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

    • Minimum required score:

      86

      The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: 3
    Recommended score: 3

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    Academic background & CGPA

    An undergraduate degree in education, psychology, or another field relevant to the proposed studies in Educational Psychology. It is recommended that some prior study of a relevant branch of psychology form part of the undergraduate training.

    Minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of a 4.0 or higher in undergraduate studies.
    International applicants

    CGPA Equivalency

    If you are an international applicant and wish to find out whether you qualify under McGill University's CGPA Guidelines for Graduate Admissions, visit International CGPA Equivalency.

    Proficiency in English

    Applicants to graduate studies whose mother tongue is not English and who have not obtained (or are about to obtain) an undergraduate or graduate degree from a recognized foreign institution where English is the language of instruction or from a recognized institution in Canada or the US (anglophone or francophone), must submit documented proof of proficiency in oral and written English.

    All supporting application documents and required supplemental materials must be uploaded directly to the McGill admissions processing system.

  • Online Application for Admission form
  • Application fee: non-refundable Canadian funds payable by credit card cover up to two program choices per term. Some programs may charge additional fees. If applicable, these will be automatically charged when you submit the application form.
  • Transcripts: your complete record of study from each university-level institution you have attended to date. Uploaded copies are considered unofficial; final, official copies will be required of admitted applicants.
  • Reference letters: on the application form you must provide the names and email addresses of at least two professors who are familiar with your academic work. McGill will contact these referees and invite them to upload references on your behalf.
  • TOEFL/IELTS, GRE, GMAT results: when registering for the test, please ensure that you request that results be sent directly to McGill University. McGill will then receive the results electronically, directly from the testing agency.
  • Tuition Fee

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      1664 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
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    • National Applies to you

      1664 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1664 USD per year and a duration of  .

    Funding

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