PhD student on campus, with a couple in the background under an umbrella
UVic psychology graduate students have many opportunities to engage in exciting research. Lisa Hoplock studied the psychology behind marriage proposals for her PhD.

Graduate studies in psychology

Our graduate tracks have a strong research focus. Our tracks develop scientist-practitioners interested in research and evidence-based treatment and evaluation.


Our five training areas at the MSc and PhD levels are:

Getting started

To find out more about starting in the graduate program, review the Admissions page.

The application deadline is December 1.

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Have questions about our tracks or the application process? Contact our graduate advisor Dr. Sarah Macoun.