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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Psychology

Offered by: Psychology     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

All candidates for the Ph.D. degree must demonstrate broad scholarship, mastery of current theoretical issues in psychology and their historical development, and a detailed knowledge of their special field. Great emphasis is placed on the development of research skills, and the dissertation forms the major part of the evaluation at the Ph.D. level.

Ph.D. students in Clinical Psychology must fulfil similar requirements to Ph.D. students in the Experimental Program and must also take a variety of specialized courses, which include practicum and internship experiences.

Thesis

Required Course (6 credits)

One graduate seminar each term during Year 2 and Year 3 chosen from seminar courses PSYC 710 to PSYC 758.

Note: The Department of Psychology does not ordinarily require an examination in a foreign language. However, all students planning on practicing clinical psychology in the province of Quebec will be examined based on their proficiency in French before being admitted to the professional association.

Note: If the student has a non-McGill Master's degree then the following courses are also required:

  • PSYC 650 Advanced Statistics 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Psychology : A course in advanced statistics with specialization in experimental design.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Hsiu-Ting Yu (Fall)

  • PSYC 651 Advanced Statistics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Psychology : A course in advanced statistics with specialization in multivariate techniques.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Heungsun Hwang (Winter)

  • PSYC 660D1 Psychology Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Psychology : Professors representing the various research areas within the Department discuss critical issues and developments within their fields of expertise.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Keith B J Franklin (Fall)

    • Students must register for both PSYC 660D1 and PSYC 660D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both PSYC 660D1 and PSYC 660D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • PSYC 660D2 Psychology Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Psychology : See PSYC 660D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: PSYC 660D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both PSYC 660D1 and PSYC 660D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
Faculty of Science—2011-2012 (last updated Jan. 26, 2012) (disclaimer)