Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MA)

General Information

The Counselling Psychology Program, in line with the mission of the research-intensive University of British Columbia, creates, advances and critically examines knowledge in counselling psychology, especially with respect to its validity, applicability, limits, and interface with other disciplines. In developing and applying pertinent and innovative research methodologies, the Counselling Psychology Program relies upon and builds qualitative and quantitative evidence to determine effective counselling interventions in educational, community, health, and occupational settings.

 

Quick Facts

Master of Arts
Counselling Psychology
Education
On campus
Coursework + Thesis required

Program contact details

Requirements

This program contains a practicum component for which a criminal record check is required.
Required by all applicants

Tuition / Program costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$96.50$156.00
Tuition *
Installments per year33
Tuition per installment$2,199.47$2,756.86
Tuition per year$6,598.41$8,270.58
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible) $1,500.00 (-)
Other Fees and Costs
Student Fees (yearly)$832.00 (approx.)
Costs of living (yearly)starting at $13,561.00 (check cost calculator)
* Regular, full-time tuition. For on-leave, extension, continuing or part time (if applicable) fees see UBC Calendar.
All fees for the year are subject to adjustment and UBC reserves the right to change any fees without notice at any time, including tuition and student fees. In case of a discrepancy between this webpage and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct.

Data

 20142013201220112010
Applications4434424244
Offers1915181415
New registrations1410171314
Total enrolment6565635759
This program has a graduation rate of 95% based on 40 students admitted between 2005 - 2008. Based on 38 graduations between 2011 - 2014 the minimum time to completion is 2.16 years and the maximum time is 5.00 years with an average of 3.29 years of study. All calculations exclude leave times.
Admissions data refer to all UBC Vancouver applications, offers, new registrants for each year, May to April [data updated: 19 May 2015]. Enrolment data are based on March 1 snapshots. Program completion data are only provided for datasets comprised of more than 4 individuals. Rates and times of completion depend on a number of variables (e.g. curriculum requirements, student funding), some of which may have changed in recent years for some programs [data updated: 19 Feb 2015].

Further Information

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Application Deadlines

May 2016 Intake

Application Open Date
15 September 2015
Canadian/US Student Deadline
01 December 2015
International Student Deadline
01 December 2015

July 2016 Intake

Application Open Date
15 September 2015
Canadian/US Student Deadline
01 December 2015
International Student Deadline
01 December 2015