M.A. in Psychological Sciences

The Master’s degree program in Psychological Sciences is designed to prepare the students for an academic career by providing a basis for continued advanced studies. The program offers a specialization in Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology and Psychobiology and Learning. The program in Psychological Sciences is for two years: in the first year, the students are expected to complete all the course requirements (28 credits), and in the second year to prepare a thesis based on original research. 

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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY / PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES MA PROGRAM

 

First Semester

 

Cr

ECTS

PSY 501

Adv. Res. Meth. I

4

8

PSY 504

Research Projects in Psych I  

4

 8 

PSY 5xx

Elective in Area I

4

8

PSY 579

Graduate Seminar

0

4

 

 

 

 

Second Semester

 

 

 

PSY 502

Adv. Res. Meth. II

4

 8

PSY 505

Research Projects in Psych II 

4

 8

PSY 5xx

Elective in Area II

4

 8

PSY 5xx

Elective in Area III

4

 8

 

 

 

 

Third Semester

 

 

 

PSY 690.xx*

Thesis

 0

 30

 

 

 

 

Fourth Semester

 

 

 

PSY 690.xx*

Thesis

 0

 30

 

Total

28

  120

 

Area I, II & III courses can be any graduate course with a 5xx code from the list.
*You have to choose the section of your thesis advisor.

 

These three highlighted courses should belong to different sub-specializations and should be listed in one of the four categories listed below.

 

Cognitive: PSY 520, PSY 521, PSY 524, PSY 527, PSY 528, PSY 588, PSY 589, PSY 590, PSY 591

Developmental: PSY 531, PSY 532, PSY 534, PSY 592, PSY 593, PSY 594, PSY 595

Psychobiology/Neuroscience: PSY 571, PSY 572, PSY 584, PSY 585, PSY 586, PSY 587

Social: PSY 541, PSY 542, PSY 543, PSY 545, PSY 548, PSY 596, PSY 597, PSY 598, PSY 599