Carleton University

Psychology (B.Sc.)

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Program Information

School:Carleton University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Description:Psychologists study behaviour and mental processes including thoughts, emotions, perception and intelligence. They examine a diverse range of topics such as how the brain functions, the process of learning, social interaction, healthy development and improving wellness across diverse social and cultural contexts. They do this by conducting research so that the knowledge gained can contribute to a healthy society and stimulate more research questions.

At Carleton, you will explore all of psychology’s major areas including cognitive, developmental, forensic, health, social, personality and organizational psychology. Specialized topics include attitudes, perception, abnormal behaviour, criminal behaviour and the biological foundations of behaviour. The insights you will gain from studying psychology will serve you throughout your life, in virtually any career. And, if you are interested in a career as a psychologist, our Honours programs prepare you for additional study at the graduate level.
URL:Psychology (B.Sc.) at Carleton University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,634
International: $25,740
Scholarships:10
Careers:Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78 to 82
Prerequisites:*

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

  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •   Advanced Functions 

English and Calculus and Vectors are strongly recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* 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 July 19, 2017

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