Western University - [UWO], London, Ontario - Programs And Fees

    London, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1878established year

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Psychology)

    2 years
    full time
    Thesis Based

    Field of Study 

    Offered by   School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, Western University


    1st Year

    International Student Tution

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students have to complete a science bachelor’s honors degree in computer science or a highly related discipline.
    • Or, bachelor's (4-year, honors degree) or equivalent from a recognized degree-granting institution.
    • GPA of at least 3.0/4.33 (B grade) in the last 2 years of study is required to be eligible for this program.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution
    • Or, completed graduation in B.Sc.(H) Computer Science or B.Sc. Applied Physical Sciences with Mathematics and Computer Science.
    • Or, completed a B.Sc (General) degree from a recognized institution.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

    Program Description

    • M.Sc Psychology at Western University is offered as a full-time basis for a duration of 2-year.
    • Ranked 4th in Canada’s best universities by student satisfaction in Maclean’s Rankings 2020.
    • Western's Department of Psychology is pleased to offer students graduate studies in many areas of psychology. The department has world-renowned faculty members, excellent support staff and facilities, all within a beautiful campus.
    • Western is a leading research-focused university that has been rated as providing among the very best of student experiences in Canada.
    • The M.Sc. and Ph.D. graduates of their program have gone on to achieve distinguished careers in a wide variety of academic, private sector, and government positions throughout the world.
    • The Student to ratio is 24:1.
    • The Employment rate of Western University is 91%.
    • Students can apply for scholarship programs initiated by the Government of Canada up to 40,664 USD per year.
    • The living cost range in Canada is 4,500 USD – 10,800 per year.
    • The average salary goes up to 97,500 USD after completing this program.
    • Students have career opportunities to work as:
      • Psychologist.
      • Psychotherapist.
      • Social worker.
      • Counselor.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration2 years
    Fees21750 for 2 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Dec 5)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    Offered BySchool of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, Western University
    Program URL

    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.
    • Exam scores like GMAT, GRE are to be submitted.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Dec 5, 2021

    Scores Required

    83 / 120

    Avg. Score in


    6.5 / 9

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    58 / 90

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition Fees$9974$9974
    Health Insurance$180$180
    Total Fees$10875$10875

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Living Expenses$12262

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Ontario Graduate Scholarship$10847YesN/A
    Saryu Doshi Graduate Fellowships in Liberal Arts & Sciences$4078YesN/A
    Axol Science Scholarship$2000YesJul 1, 2020
    Aga khan Foundation ScholarshipsVariableYesMar 31, 2021

    VISA & Work Study


    • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
    • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
    • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
    • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
    • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
    • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
    • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity.
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
    • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
    • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
      • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
      • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
      • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
    • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
      • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
      • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
    • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

    Career and Placement after Course

    After completing this program students have job opportunities in:

    • Psychologist.
    • Psychotherapist.
    • Social worker.
    • Counselor.
    • Educational psychologist.
    • Human resource manager.
    • Teacher.

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