In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, entry requirements for the Master of Counselling (MC) program include:
a) A minimum of 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) in Psychology or Educational Psychology, including one course each in human development and learning. In addition, applicants are required to have a senior undergraduate Psychology or Educational Psychology course in the area of Communication Skills in Guidance and Counselling, or its equivalent, Communication Skills – Interpersonal and Verbal Facilitation.
b) A curriculum vitae and a concise rationale for the application (500 words or less).
c) Two references; either academic or practice supervisor.
d) For applicants required to provide proof of proficiency in English, a minimum TOEFL score of 97 (Internet-based test), an IELTS score of 7.0, or a MELAB score of 83. The test must have been taken within the last two years. Proficiency may also be met by successful graduation from Level III of the International Foundations Program (IFP).
e) Paid employment or volunteer work in counselling-related and research-related roles will be an asset.