University of Waterloo

Psychology (Science)

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Description:Are you fascinated by people and the decisions they make? Do you study the actions of your friends and family members, trying to learn why they do what they do? Then Psychology might be the program for you! Psychology is the scientific approach to understanding the mind and people's behaviour.

As a Psychology student in the Faculty of Science, you'll take courses in psychology, the sciences, and mathematics. The program is ideal if you're interested in careers in behavioural neuroscience, forensic psychology, cognitive psychology, or medicine with a specialization in neurology, psychiatry, or pediatrics.
URL:Psychology (Science) at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,759
International: $29,549
Scholarships:2
Careers:Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Two of the following are required: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, or Physics. Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, and Physics are particularly recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 04, 2017

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