Program Areas

Five distinctive program areas are at the core of the department:

 

Counselling Psychology

The Counselling Psychology Program, in line with the mission of the research-intensive University of British Columbia, creates, advances and critically examines knowledge in counselling psychology, especially with respect to its validity, applicability, limits, and interface with other disciplines. [LEARN MORE]

 

Human Development, Learning, and Culture

The Human Development, Learning, and Culture (HDLC) program at UBC addresses the interface of research and practice in education, weaving together theoretical models and concepts in their application to real world educational issues. [LEARN MORE]

 

 

Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology

The Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology (MERM) program prepares graduate students as methodological and measurement specialists. The programs emphasize advanced research as applied to educational, psychological, health, and social contexts. [LEARN MORE]

 

 

School Psychology

The School Psychology program prepares graduate students to become psychologists who work in schools, academic, research, community and private practice settings. [LEARN MORE]

 

 

Special Education

The Special Education program at UBC concerns the education of students with exceptionalities, such as students with visual impairments, developmental disabilities, emotional or behavioural disorders, learning disabilities, gifts and talents, and those who are deaf or hard of hearing. [LEARN MORE]