Department of Psychology Admission Requirements

Graduate Admissions:

Applicants must have an Honours or undergraduate degree in Psychology (or related field) with research experience

Students Interested in applying for the M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Psychology are responsible for ensuring that all application materials are received at UNBC by the application deadline - December 15th:
  • A completed online application form,
  • A statement of interest with a list of potential supervisors (if applicable),
    • A statement of interest is a detailed discussion of specific goals and objectives in pursuing an advanced degree and a discussion of specific interests within a research group
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions (Unofficial transcripts should be uploaded with the online application, with official transcripts to follow by post),
  • An up-to-date CV (Curriculum Vita),
  • Three names and email addresses for academic referees, and
  • An excerpt of a thesis or paper submitted for course work (maximum 10 pages).
All documents must be uploaded via the UNBC Graduate Application page by December 15 of each year (for September admission). Please see UNBC's "Apply to Graduate Programs" for full information.
Official Transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing institution, or in a sealed institutional envelope, by the application deadline. Send transcripts to:

UNBC - Office of the Registrar
Attn: Graduate Studies Unit
3333 University Way
Prince George, BC  V2N 4Z9

For general inquiries, please contact:

Department of Psychology Administrative Assistant
Sandra Leson
Phone: (250) 960-6666

For additional information about graduate admissions or to download application materials, go to the Graduate Programs website at