Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MA)

Master of Arts
Counselling Psychology

Quick Facts

Faculty of Education
Mode of delivery: 
On campus
Program components: 
Coursework + Thesis required


Possible start dates: 
  Deadlines for
Start date Students with Canadian or US credentials Students with international credentials
September December 1st December 1st
May Check with program Check with program
July Check with program Check with program

All official supporting documents must be received by the deadline.

Program contact details

Application enquiries: 
Please mail paper documents to: 

Scarfe Building
Room 2522 - 2125 Main Mall
British Columbia, V6T 1Z4


GRE required?: 
Required by all applicants
Criminal Record Check: 

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

Tuition / Program costs

Fees Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / Diplomat International
Application Fee $94.75 $153.00
Tuition *
Installments per year 3 3
Tuition per installment $2,114.06 $2,649.80
Tuition per year $6,342.18 $7,949.40
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible)   $1,500.00 (-)
Other Fees and Costs
Student Fees (yearly) $797.00 (approx.)
Costs of living (yearly) starting at $13,043.00 (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.


Enrolment Data: 
  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Applications 34 42 42 44 44
Offers 15 18 14 15 16
New registrations 10 17 13 14 15
Total enrolment 65 63 57 59 54
Completion Rates and Times: 

This program has a graduation rate of 92% based on 38 students admitted between 2004 - 2007. Based on 34 graduations between 2010 - 2013 the minimum time to completion is 2.16 years and the maximum time is 5.83 years with an average of 3.38 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: 20 Aug 2013]. 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: 17 Dec 2013].

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