Interested in research? Check out the Psychology Research Specialist Program – designed for students who have demonstrated a particular interest and aptitude for research and who want to complete a thesis. Admission to the program is based on strong academic performance and expressed interest in research.
Enrolment Requirements:
Students should apply at the end of their second year, to begin the
program in their third. All students accepted into or considering the Research Specialist program should enrol in a PSY lab course in their third year.
In addition to applying in the spring via the Arts & Science website
( by May 12th, 2019, students may also apply directly to the department in the fall of their third year and begin the program that January.
The deadline for the second round of applications is usually in October (to be announced later). More information on the fall applications can be found at
Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Administrator in person or by phone at (416) 978-3407 / e-mail: