Graduate Programs in Psychiatry Research

Developing skills in research

Master's in Psychiatry Research

The two year graduate program equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed as professionals in clinical and neuroscience research concerning mental health and illness. 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 Master's thesis research project under the supervision of one of our faculty. You will find a list of faculty supervisors and possible thesis projects on our supervisors page.

The deadline for new applicants to the September 2021 class is Dec. 1, 2020. This includes references and supporting documentation sent by email to Hillary Yuill

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PhD in Psychiatry Research

Our new PhD program is starting September 2021, with applications due Dec. 1, 2020. All prospective students are encouraged to apply for Canada Graduate Scholarships (deadline October 17). Please email Hillary Yuill for more information.


Hillary Yuill
Research Coordinator
5909 Veterans' Memorial Lane, 8th Floor
Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Halifax, NS   B3H 2E2   CANADA
Tel: 902-473-7358
Fax: 902-473-4887