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.

The following courses have been reviewed and ARE acceptable:

    • Acadia: PSYC 2013, 2023, SOCI 2003A
    • Athabasca University: PSYC 304; SOSC 366
    • Calvin College: SOC.RES 320
    • Camosun College: SOC 280
    • Carleton University: ARCH 4502; PSYC 2001; SOWK 2501
    • Concordia University: WSDB292; PSYC 310
    • Dalhousie University: SLWK 3084
    • Douglas College: CYCC 4423; PSYC 2301
    • Grande Prairie Regional College: NURS 3690
    • King’s University: PSYC 302 (6)
    • King’s University College: PSY 2840; SW 2203, SW2205 (6)
    • Kwantlen: CRIM 1208, 3104; PSYC 2400
    • Lakehead University PSYC 3911; SOWK 4405
    • Langara College: CRIM 1220; PSYC 2320, 320
    • Laurentian University: SOCI 2127
    • MacEwan University: PSYC 212
    • McGill: SOCI 211; SWRK 423; WMST 303
    • McMaster: HLTH AGE 2A03; SOCI 2Z03; PSYCH 3EE3s;HLT SCI 3G03
    • 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: PSYC 260
    • Okanagan University College: PSYC 260; SOCW 301
    • Providence University College: SSC 221.22
    • Queen’s University: SOCY 210, WMNS 230
    • Renison University College (Waterloo): ISS 250F; SDS 251R; SWREN 251R
    • Royal Military College of Canada (RMC Kingston): PSE 214
    • Royal Roads University: COMM 345
    • Ryerson University: Comm 345; SWP 538
    • St. Francis Xavier University: PSYC 291
    • St. Thomas University: SOCI 2013A
    • Saint Mary’s University: PSYC 2340
    • Selkirk College: PSYC 202; SOC 205
    • Simon Fraser University: CMNS 260, CRIM 220, 320, 321; HSCI 307; SA 255-4; PSYC 201, 204, 217, 359
    • Trent University: PSYC 3015; 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; KIN 373; PSYC 217; SOCI 217,380; SOWK 320,WMST 325
    • UBC Okanagan: HEAL 301, HMKN 206; PSYO 270; SOCI 381, 390, 395; SOCW 301
    • University College of Cariboo: SOCI 382
    • University of Alberta: AUPSY 313; PSYCO 121, 212; NURS 3690
    • University of Calgary: SOWK 353, SOWK 355;SOCI 313;PSYC 312B
    • University of the Fraser Valley: CYC 423; CRIM 320+321; PSYC 202; SOWK 404
    • University of Guelph: FRHD 3070; PSYC 2360, SOAN 2010 2120, 3070
    • University of Lethbridge: 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 Northern British Columbia: PSYC 315, 316
    • University of Ottawa: HSS 3101; CRM 2303A
    • University of Regina: PSYC 204; SW451
    • University of Saskatchewan: POLSTUD 255; PSY 235.3; SOCI 332.6
    • University of Toronto: PSY319
    • University of Toronto Scarborough: PSYB01H3
    • University of Victoria: CYC 423; PSYC 201; SOCI 373; SOCW 318; WMST 400A
    • University of Waterloo: HLTH 333; PSYC, 291; SOCI 321
    • University of Western Ontario: INTSTUD 2252F; PSYC 282E, 360; SW 2207B; SJPS 3311G; GEOG 2250A;
    • University of Windsor: PSYC 46-230, 46-320; PSYC 46-447
    • University of Winnipeg: HSS 2381; HSS 3101; PSYC 44.2102; SOCI 50.4126
    • Vancouver Island University: CRIM 350, 351; PSYC 204
    • Wilfred Laurier University: PSYC 295, 398; SY280
    • York University: PSYC 2030; GL/ILST 3505; SOCI 2030; SOSC 3800

The following courses have been reviewed but are NOT acceptable:

  • John Abbott College: 300-300-91; 300-301-95
  • Burman University: BHSC 215
  • University of British Columbia Okanagan: GWST 334
  • University of Calgary: SOCI 413
  • University of Lethbridge: ADSC 3260
  • University of Toronto Scarborough: PSYC02H3, PSYC31H3
  • University of Victoria: SOCW 319