Psychology Courses in Canada for Indian Students

Psychology Courses in Canada for Indian Students

If you have decided to study psychology in Canada, you have made an excellent decision. You will receive training in the necessary skills and knowledge in psychology. Furthermore, if you have a bachelor's degree in psychology, you can easily find a job in Canada. Not only that, it opens up Master's, PhD, and Doctor degrees for you if you wish to become a doctor.

This article is for international students, especially Indian students, who wish to study Psychology in Canada and have a great future ahead. We will list the best colleges and psychology courses available in Canada and discuss how to apply in Psychology and apply for a Canadian Student Visa. So if you are also excited, then read along and get informed. 

Best Psychology Colleges in Canada

These are the best psychology colleges in Canada.

  1. The University of Toronto.
  2. The University of British Columbia.
  3. McGill University.
  4. The University of Calgary.
  5. The University of Ottawa.
  6. Queen's University.
  7. Dalhousie University.
  8. McMaster University.
  9. Western University.
  10. The University of Montreal.
  11. The University of Waterloo.
  12. York University.
  13. Simon Fraser University.
  14. The University of Alberta.
  15. Carleton University.
  16. The University of Manitoba.
  17. Université du Québec à Montréal.
  18. Laval University.
  19. Concordia University.
  20. The University of Victoria.
  21. Brock University.
  22. Ryerson University.

Cost Of Studying Psychology in Canada

Degree Name

Avg. Tuition Fees

Other costs (max average of OTP and per year/month)

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

20000 CAD to 60000 CAD ( INR 11.6 lakhs to INR 30.04 Lakhs)

INR 893430 

Master’s Degree in Psychology

18000 CAD to 48000 CAD (INR 9.5 lakhs to INR 28.3 lakhs. 

PhD in Psychology

17000 CAD to 57000 CAD (INR 9.9 lakhs to INR 33.2 lakhs)


Psychology Courses in Canada: Eligibility & Requirements

  1. You have to complete 10 + 2 exams from a recognized education board for bachelor.
  2. Suppose you wish to do a Master's in Psychology. In that case, you need to hold a Bachelor's in Psychology degree or equivalent course from a recognized university to qualify for enrolment in Canadian institutions.
  3. If your native language is not English, you need to submit test scores of English language proficiency tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, etc., to prove your English language skills.
  4. You also need to submit competitive exam scores such as GRE or others as deemed acceptable by your university.
  5. You also require a recommendation letter and a Statement of Purpose (SOP) 

Psychology Courses in Canada After 12th

College name

QS World University Rankings 2022

Psychology Courses

Duration (in years)

Tuition Fees (1st year in INR avg.)

University of British Columbia

46

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

4

₹ 25,24,258

University of Toronto

26

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours)

4

₹ 34,62,846

McGill University

27

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

4

₹ 27,18,358

York University

494

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours)

4

₹ 19,04,353

Queen’s University

240

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology [Major]

4

₹ 30,38,029

University of Waterloo

149

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 

3-4

₹ 24,35,186

University of Alberta

126

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

4

₹ 17,91,559

Dalhousie University

272

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

4

₹ 13,37,328

McMaster University

140

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

₹ 22,17,031

University of Victoria

334

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

4

₹ 15,97,458


Psychology Diploma Courses in Canada 

College name

QS World University Rankings 2022

Psychology Courses

Duration (in years)

Tuition Fees (1st year in INR avg.)

Mohawk College

N/A

Graduate Certificate in Autism & Behavioural Science

1

₹ 10,92,349

Capilano University

N/A

Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism) Post Baccalaureate Diploma  

2

₹ 9,59,578

University of the Fraser Valley

N/A

Graduate Certificate in Child Life & Community Health

2

₹ 45,9,536 plus ₹ 38,294.63 for each additional credit

St. Lawrence College

N/A

Graduate Certificate in Autism & Behavioural Science

1

₹ 8,55,422

St. Clair College

N/A

Graduate Certificate in Autism & Behavioural Science

1

₹ 8,21,733

Durham College

82

Graduate Certificate in Autism & Behavioural Science

1

₹ 8,02,590

Concordia University of Edmonton

N/A

Graduate Diploma in Psychological Assessment

N/A

₹ 2,04,754

Niagara College

N/A

Graduate Certificate in Autism & Behavioural Science

1

₹ 8,76,506

York University

494

Graduate Diploma in Health Psychology

N/A

₹ 11,33,795

Psychology Courses in Canada After Graduation

College name

QS World University Rankings 2022

Psychology Courses

Duration (in years)

Tuition Fees (1st year in INR avg.)

University of British Columbia

46

Master of Arts in Psychology

2-3

₹ 53,5,115

University of Toronto

26

Master of Arts in Psychology

3

₹ 12,83,682

McGill University

27

Masters in Psychology

4

₹ 10,69,338

University of Waterloo

149

Master of Arts in Psychology

2

₹ 12,95,709

Queen’s University

240

Masters in Psychology

1

₹ 7,69,674

McMaster University

140

Master of Science in Psychology

2

₹ 67,8,577

York University

494

Master of Arts in Psychology

2

₹ 75,5,585

Dalhousie University

272

Master of Science in Psychology

2

₹ 99,5,807

University of Alberta

126

Masters of Arts in Psychology

2

₹ 51,8,108

How to Apply for Psychology Courses in Canada?

Follow this step-by-step guide with AECC Global to successfully apply for a psychology course in Canada. We can increase your chances of getting selected with our trusted and expert services.

Step 1: The first step is to select a university. We can help you choose the best university for studying Psychology in Canada as per your needs and fees budget.

Step 2: You should apply to at least five universities to increase your chances of selection. Before applying, you need to see which intake will be best for you. Then, you can directly use the universities' websites.

Step 3: Write a Statement of Purpose (SOP) for each university stating why you are applying for psychology in that university. We can help enhance your SOP to increase your chances of getting selected. 

Follow these steps next to get by this process.

  1. Visit the university's official website that you are interested in pursuing psychology.
  2. Check the curriculum and eligibility criteria.
  3. Click on the application form. You will require to make an account using your email or Smartphone number.
  4. You will receive the login details.
  5. Login to your account and enter your details.
  6. Enter your academic qualifications and submit the essential documents.
  7. Select your course and pay the fees. Please note that it varies as per university, and you can use a debit card, credit card, or internet banking to pay.
  8. Lastly, submit your application form. You can also keep track of the application status on your account.
  9. If you are selected, you may be called for a virtual interview.

Step 4: After applying, wait for your confirmation letter and apply for the Student Visa if you are not a Canadian National. If your application gets refused, you can plead your case with the university.

How to Apply for Canada Student Visa?

The application procedure for the Canada Student Visa might be a complex one. Still, at AECC Global, we make these complex processes much easier for students wishing to study abroad in Canada. Here we have tried to explain the procedure as simple as possible in a step-by-step guide.

Step 1: The first step is to gather your required documents. Please check the list below. 

We can also help you arrange these documents faster and adequately.

  1. You will need an Acceptance Letter from your university.
  2. You need a valid passport covering your course duration.
  3. You need proof that you can pay for your expenses while in Canada.
  4. You will also need to submit passport size photographs. We recommend having at least 5-10 copies if more are required.
  5. You need a medical certificate showing that you are in good health.
  6. You must submit your Statement of Purpose. (SOP), we can check and help you make a better SOP. (if needed)
  7. Your Canada Study Permit.
  8. You need an English language test scorecard like the IELTS.
  9. Lastly, you must have a police certificate stating that you have a clean image.

Step 2: The next thing is to check the processing times. It usually takes 3 to 4 weeks. However, please check the Canadian Consulate website to know the time. Please note that it will be an estimated time.

Step 3: You can apply online, for which you will need a scanner or camera to make digital copies of your documents and a credit card for payment. You need to go to your regional VAC to scan your fingerprints. Furthermore, you also need to go to the VFS office to submit passports, the fee paid confirmation, and form confirmation.

Step 4: You can apply on paper by downloading the visa application kit, reading the instructions, and filling in your details.

Step 5: Fill and attach your VFS Consent form to your application to get VFS services for the procedure.

Step 6: Now, you need to pay the Visa application fees along with the VFS fees. Please note that the processing fees are non-refundable.

Step 7: Now, to wrap it up, visit your nearest VFS office, hand them your visa application, pay the charges, and get a receipt, which has a unique number you need to track your application process online. 

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