O que eu aprenderei?

The Department of Psychiatry offers outstanding opportunities for students wishing to pursue graduate studies at both the master's and doctoral level. Faculty members are known internationally for their research, covering most areas relevant to psychiatry and neuropsychiatry.

The MSc and PhD programs may be taken with a specialization in Epidemiology, Forensic Psychiatry, Neurochemistry, Psychopharmacology, or Psychotherapy.

Program Requirements

Students are required to complete a minimum of 6 in coursework and a thesis.


  • PSYCI 511 unless exempt.
  • Coursework will be specified by the Supervisory Committee.
  • Courses may be taken from the Department of Psychiatry or from outside the department, with permission.
  • Additional coursework may be required.


Registration in 900-level THES.
Students are required to prepare and defend a thesis based on research conducted.

Grand Rounds

Students are required to participate in Grand Rounds, and must make one oral presentation per academic year.

Research Day

Students are required to participate in the annual Psychiatry Research Day.

Ethics Requirement

Students may complete the ethics requirement by

  • Participating in the bi-annual Ethics and Scientific Integrity day with department approval, and
  • Participating in the Graduate Ethics Training (GET) course offered by FGSR.

There is no second language requirement for the MSc.

Length of Program

The time required to complete the program will vary according to the previous training of the applicant and the nature of the research undertaken; however, a minimum of 12 months is normally required.

The maximum time to complete the thesis-based MSc program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is four years.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Opções de estudo

Período integral (12 meses)

CAD$8.700,00 (R$ 36.639) por ano

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Prazo para inscrição

1 August 2021, 1 November 2021

Data de início

5 Julho 2021, 1 Setembro 2021, 5 Janeiro 2022, 9 Maio 2022


University of Alberta

North Campus,

116 Street and 85 Avenue,


Alberta (AB),

T6G 2R3, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

The Faculty's minimum admission requirements for the master's thesis and course-based programs are a four year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, in physical education, kinesiology, recreation or another related degree, with a minimum admission grade point average of 3.0 on most 4.0 grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on the most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent).

Para estudantes internacionais

The Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.2 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution.

Applicants must have a minimum TOEFL score of at least 92 (Internet-based) or equivalent.

Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): Minimum score of 85

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Minimum overall band score of 6.5, with at least 5.5 on each band (Academic)

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): Overall minimum score of 59

For International students, the application deadlines are April 1 for Fall term, August 1 for Winter term, November 1 for Spring term and January 1 for Summer term.


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