University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research

Psychology - Applied Social

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Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:College of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Social Psychology
Description:The Department of Psychology at the University of Saskatchewan has an innovative area of concentration in Applied Social Psychology. Applied social psychology combines the science of social psychology with the practical application of solving social problems. Specifically, applied social psychology is the systematic application of social psychological constructs, principles, theories, research methods, and intervention techniques to understand or ameliorate problems of social significance. Programs of study are available at both the Masters and Ph.D. levels. Graduates from our programs can become academics, policy analysts, program evaluators, and consultants. Areas of faculty expertise include body image, criminal justice, discrimination, gay and lesbian psychology, health service evaluation, immigration and acculturation, prejudice, reproductive psychology, and sexuality.

The Ph.D. program offered to students who have completed the M.A. program or equivalent. In addition to advanced training in social psychological theory, research methods and design, statistics, evaluation, and social policy, students are expected to acquire theory and skills via applied practicum and internship placements. The Ph.D. program is three years in duration.
URL:Psychology - Applied Social at University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:3 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants require a Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Honours) in Psychology or equivalent. A cumulative weighted average of at least 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. coursework required in Master's program).

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 21, 2012