PhD program

General information and program requirements - Doctorate in Philosophy Psychology

Our combined MA/PhD program offers specialized education in behavioural neuroscience, cognition, developmental psychology and social/community psychology, along with broad-based research and professional skills. Our dynamic professors have research interests that run from neurons to neighbourhoods, and they pursue them using our state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary research facilities, including the INSPIRE laboratory. All this prepares our graduates to function in a number of research settings, including universities, government and industry.

Admission deadlines - Canadian students
Admission deadlines - International students

Passionate about understanding the complexity of human behavior? Come and join our graduate MA/PhD program in Experimental Psychology! The School of psychology awaits to put your talent and enthusiasm at work in sophisticated and creative research environments!

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The School of Psychology

Since 1941, Psychology at the University of Ottawa has been a reflection of the broad spectrum of modern scientific psychology research and applications.
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Evaluation of Social and Health Programs and Policies

6 credits

Acquire specific skills in the interdisciplinary area of developing and improving health and social service programs

Contact us

School of Psychology

Faculty of Social Sciences
136 Jean-Jacques Lussier
Vanier Hall
Room 3002
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
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Tel.: 613-562-5801

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Office Hours
Monday to Friday 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(June to August: closed at 3:30 p.m.)

Director - Ph.D. Experimental Program