Approved Research Methods Courses

Research Methods courses approved to meet the M.S.W. admission requirement

If you have taken a course or wish to take a course that does NOT appear below, please arrange to provide the School with a detailed course syllabus that includes a list of the specific topics covered and the assignments required. Please email the course syllabus with your request for review regarding admission to ask.socialwork@ubc.ca. We are not able to accept simple course outlines for these reviews, we do require the course syllabus.  If one is not yet available for a course, we recommend you consult with the program that offers the course at your institution and request the most recent version. Courses taken for this admission requirement must be from an approved accredited institution.

Note: For non-Canadian institutions, please contact the School of Social Work directly to inquiry about approved statistics courses.

The following courses have been reviewed and ARE acceptable:

    • Acadia: PSYC 2013, 2023; SOCI 2003A
    • Ambrose University: BHS 240
    • Athabasca University: PSYC 304; SOSC 366
    • Bresica University College (UWO): FSHD 2300
    • Brock University: PSYC 3F40
    • Burman University: BHSC 418
    • Calvin College: SOC.RES 320
    • Camosun College: PSYC 201; SOC 280
    • Capilano University: PSYC 212
    • Carleton University: ARCH 4502; PSCI 2701A; PSYC 2001; SOCI 2003E; SOWK 2501
    • Concordia University: AHSC 380, 382; WSDB292; PSYC 310; SOCI 310
    • Dalhousie University: HAHP 3100; PSYO 2000; SLWK 3083, 3084, 3085
    • Dawson College: 300-300-DW
    • Douglas College: CRIM 2254, 3325; CYCC 4423; PSYC 2301
    • George Brown College: BEHA 2104
    • Grande Prairie Regional College: NURS 3690
    • Humber College: RSMT 2500-OLB
    • King’s University (Alberta): PSYC 302 (6); SOCI 309 & SSCI 309
    • King’s University College (Western): PSY 2840; SOC 2206A; SW 2203, SW2205 (6)* must have both terms of the course completed
    • Kwantlen: CRIM 1208, 3104; NRSG 4121; PSYC 2400; SOCI 2260-S10, 3260
    • Lakehead University: CRIM 2090; PSYC 3911; SOWK 4405
    • Langara College: CRIM 1220; PSYC 2320, 320; SOCI 2230
    • Laurentian University: SOCI 2127
    • MacEwan University: PSYC 212; SOCI 315
    • Memorial University: SCWK 3410; SOCI 3040
    • McGill: ANTH 357; EDKP 443; PSYC 351; SOCI 211; SWRK 423; WMST 303
    • McMaster: HLTH AGE 2A03; HLT SCI 3G03; KINESIOL 1G03; SOCI 2Z03; SOC PSY 2K03; PSYCH 3EE3s;
    • Mount Royal University: PSYC 2213; CRJS 2015; SLGY 3321, SLGY 3323
    • Mount Saint Vincent University: PSYCH 2209
    • Nicola Valley Institute of Technology: SOCW 301
    • Nipissing University: SOCI 2126
    • North Island College: PSY 204
    • Okanagan College: BUAD 344
    • Okanagan College: CRIM 260; PSYC 260
    • Okanagan University College: PSYC 260; SOCW 301
    • Providence University College: SSC 221.22
    • Queen’s University: BMED 270; DEVS 802; GNDS 345; PSYC 203; SOCY 210, WMNS 230
    • Quest University: please contact ask.socialwork@ubc.ca
    • Red Deer College/Red Deer Polytechnic: SOCI 312
    • Renison University College (Waterloo): ISS 250F; SDS 251R; SWREN 251R
    • Royal Military College of Canada (RMC Kingston): PSE 214
    • Royal Roads University: COMM 345; JUST 410
    • Ryerson University: CFNY 405; CHSM 417; COMM 345; CRM 201, 310; CYC 409-801; SSH 301; SWP 538
    • St. Francis Xavier University: HNU 385; PSYC 291
    • St. Lawrence College: PSYC 30DG
    • St. Thomas University: PSYC 2023; SOCI 2013A
    • St. Mary’s University (College-Alberta): PSYC 312 A/B (6) * must have both terms completed
    • St. Mary’s University (Nova Scotia): PSYC 2340
    • Selkirk College: PSYC 202; SOC 205
    • Simon Fraser University: CMNS 260, CRIM 220, 320, 321; HSCI 307; SA 255-4, 356; IS 300; PSYC 201, 204, 217
    • Trent University: PSYC 2018, 3015Y; SOCI 2150Y
    • Trinity Western University: PSYC 322
    • Thompson Rivers: CRIM 2209; SOCI 272; PSYC 210, 2111; SOCW 3010; RSMT 3501
    • UBC Vancouver: EDUC 500; FMST 323,422; GRSJ 3325; KIN 373; PSYC 217, 317; SOCI 217A-102,380; SOWK 320 or 420;WMST 325; WRDS 150B
    • UBC Okanagan: GEOG 371, 474, 491H; HEAL 301, HMKN 206; PSYO 270; SOCI 381, 390, 395; SOCW 301
    • University College of Cariboo: SOCI 382
    • University of Alberta: AUPSY 313; AUPED 493; PSYC 300; PSYCO 121, 212; NURS 3690; SOC 315 (A1 &A2)
    • University of Calgary: HSOC 408; POLI 397; PSYC 312B; SOWK 353, SOWK 302, 355; SOCI 313;
    • University of the Fraser Valley: CYC 423; CRIM 320+321; PSYC 202; SOWK 404
    • University of Guelph: FRHD 3070; POLS 2650; PSYC 2360; SOAN 2010 2120, 3070
    • University of Guelph-Humber: PSYC 2030; SCMA 2040
    • University of Lethbridge: ADSC 3260; KNES 2200; PSYC 3010; HLSC 3260
    • University of Manitoba: FCE 28.205; SOCI 315-B1; SWRK 3100; PSYC 2250, 2260
    • University of Maryland University College: PSYC 300
    • University of Montreal: PSY 1006
    • University of New Brunswick: PSYC 2103; SOC 3104, 3105
    • University of Northern British Columbia: FNST 300; PSYC 315, 316
    • University of Ottawa: HSS 3101; CRM 2303A; PSY 2174G; SCS 2150B
    • University of Prince Edward Island: PSY 278; NURS 3040; SOCI 331
    • Université du Québec en Outaouais: PSY 1573
    • University of Regina: PSYC 204; SW451
    • University of Saskatchewan: POLSTUD 255; PSY 235.3; SOCI 332.6
    • University of Toronto: GGR 271; PSY 203H1F, 319, 379H5S
    • University of Toronto Scarborough: PSYB01H3; PSYB04
    • University of Victoria: CYC 423; HLTH 350; IGOV 530; PSYC 201; SOCI 211, 373; SOCW 318, 319; WMST 400A
    • University of Waterloo: HLTH 333, 344; PSYCH 291; REC 270; SOCI 321; SOC/LS 221
    • University of Windsor: PSYC 331, 46-230, 46-320, 46-447
    • University of Winnipeg: HSS 2381; HSS 3101; PSYC 44.2102; SOCI 50.4126
    • Vancouver Island University: CRIM 350, 351; PSYC 204
    • Western University (University of Western Ontario): HS 2801A (2020); INTSTUD 2252F; PSYC 282E, 360, 2800; SOC 2206, 3305, 3306, 3307; SOCI 2206; SW 2207B; SJPS 3311G; GEOG 2250A;
    • Wilfred Laurier University: CC233; PSYC 295, 398; SY280
    • York University: ENVS 3010; PSYC 2030; GL/ILST 3505; SOCI 2030; SOSC 3800