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Master of Science (MSc) in Psychiatry




¿Qué aprenderé?


The Psychiatry Department at Dalhousie University offers an MSc. This graduate program equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed as professionals in clinical and neuroscience research concerning mental health and illness.

Length of Program:

MSc - typical time to complete is 2 years

Developing skills in research:

The coursework covers relevant current topics including clinical trials genetics neuroimaging participatory research psychotherapy research early interventions and personalized psychiatry. Students will improve their skills in critical appraisal study design statistics data analysis and scientific writing. Each student will complete an independent Masters’ thesis research project.

Research Strengths:

  • clinical trials
  • genetics
  • neuroimaging
  • participatory research
  • psychotherapy
  • early interventions
  • personalized psychiatry

Potential Careers:

Graduates of our program may work in research laboratories in the pharmaceutical industry or in government. They may also go on to apply to Ph.D. or M.D. programs or to teach at the community college level.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Medicine

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
CAD$24.803,12 (US$ 18.100) por año
Fecha de inicio

Septiembre 2023


Dalhousie University

Studley Campus,

Henry Hicks Academic Admin Building Room 130 6299 South Street PO Box 15000,


Nova Scotia (NS),

B3H 4R2, Canada

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Completion of a minimum of a four-year DDS (or equivalent) from a university-based dental institution with a minimum overall average equivalent of A- (85%). English language requirement: computer-based TOEFL minimum of 100; IELTS score minimum of 7.5.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Student must have:

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing

English language proficiency test score:

  • Internet-based TOEFL (Academic iBT): 92
  • Written TOEFL: 580
  • MELAB: 85
  • IELTS: 7
  • CAEL: 70 with no band score lower than 60
  • Dalhousie College of Continuing Education (CCE) : A-
  • Pearson English Test PTE Academic: overall score of 65 and nothing below 54

Applications are due by December 1 2020 for Fall 2021 first-round admissions. We will continue to accept applications until all spots in each program are filled up until April 1 2021.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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