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.

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
    • Athabasca University: PSYC 304; SOSC 366
    • Bresica University College (UWO): FSHD 2300
    • Burman University: BHSC 418
    • Calvin College: SOC.RES 320
    • Camosun College: PSYC 201; SOC 280
    • Capilano University: PSYC 212
    • Carleton University: ARCH 4502; PSYC 2001; SOCI 2003E; SOWK 2501
    • Concordia University: WSDB292; PSYC 310
    • Dalhousie University: HAHP 3100; SLWK 3084, 3085
    • Douglas College: CRIM 2254, 3325; CYCC 4423; PSYC 2301
    • 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; 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
    • McGill: ANTH 357; 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
    • 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: DEVS 802; PSYC 203; SOCY 210, WMNS 230
    • Quest University: please contact ask.socialwork@ubc.ca
    • Red Deer College: 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; CYC 409-801; SSH 301; SWP 538
    • St. Francis Xavier University: 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 217,380; SOWK 320 or 420;WMST 325
    • UBC Okanagan: GEOG 371, 474; 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; 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 1010, 2360; SOAN 2010 2120, 3070
    • University of Guelph-Humber: SCMA 2040
    • University of Lethbridge: ADSC 3260; KNES 2200; PSYC 3010; HLSC 3260
    • University of Manitoba: FCE 28.205; SOCI 315-B1; PSYC 2250, 2260
    • University of Maryland University College: PSYC 300
    • University of Montreal: PSY 1006
    • University of New Brunswick: PSYC 2103
    • 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
    • University of Regina: PSYC 204; SW451
    • University of Saskatchewan: POLSTUD 255; PSY 235.3; SOCI 332.6
    • University of Toronto: PSY 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; SOCI 321; SOC/LS 221
    • University of Western Ontario: HS 2801A
    • 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): INTSTUD 2252F; PSYC 282E, 360, 2800; SOC 2206, 3305, 3306, 3307; SOCI 2206; SW 2207B; SJPS 3311G; GEOG 2250A;
    • Wilfred Laurier University: PSYC 295, 398; SY280
    • York University: ENVS 3010; PSYC 2030; GL/ILST 3505; SOCI 2030; SOSC 3800