Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
512 Tory Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1S 5B6


Program Information
Faculty: Department of Psychology
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Psychology, General
Description The field of psychology is dedicated to the scientific study of thoughts, feelings and actions from multiple perspectives (e.g., social, developmental, biological, etc.). The Ph.D. program offered by the Department of Psychology is strongly research-oriented and emphasises hands-on training. In addition to exciting opportunities for developing research collaborations within the Department and across the University, students can enrol in a range of graduate courses and participate in community practica. Being situated in Ottawa, our students are exposed to unique research opportunities and can access Carleton's many connections to agencies in the nation's capital. Faculty members in the department supervise students in a range of psychological disciplines including cognitive, developmental, forensic, health, applied, and personality/social. Graduates of our Ph.D. program find employment in a diversity of settings, including academic institutions, government agencies, and the private sector. For more information about the Department's Ph.D. program, consult the following website:
Website: Psychology at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 80
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* 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.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015