Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MA)

Quick Facts

Degree
Master of Arts
Subject
Education
Mode of delivery
On campus
Specialization
Counselling Psychology
Program Components
Coursework + Thesis required
Faculty
Faculty of Education
 

Overview

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.

 

 

Requirements

Criminal Record Check

This program contains a practicum component for which a criminal record check is required.

GRE required?

Required by all applicants

Tuition / Program Costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$98.25$159.00
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)$857.00 (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.

Statistical Data

Enrolment Data

 20142013201220112010
Applications4434424244
Offers1915181415
New registrations1410171314
Total enrolment6565635759

Completion Rates & Times

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.
Disclaimer
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 Program Information

 
 

Program Information

Application Enquiries
Mailing Address
Scarfe Building
The University of British Columbia
Room 2522 - 2125 Main Mall
Vancouver
British Columbia, V6T 1Z4
Canada
 

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