Carleton University

Psychology (B.A.) - Health Psychology

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Program Information

School:Carleton University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Health/Medical Psychology
Description:Why do people behave the way they do? What are the best ways to change behaviour? What do we mean by personality? How do we learn? To what degree do our genetic makeup and environment influence our development? Understanding the mechanisms that underlie the behaviour of people and animals is the basic goal of psychology.

When you study Psychology at Carleton University, you’ll be exploring all the major areas of the field, including social psychology, personality, cognition, development, and biological foundations of behaviour. Applied work experience is available to qualified students in their third year. Health Psychology involves the study of the psychological, social and behavioural influences on health and illness, covering such topics as stress and coping, forgiveness, life-changing experiences, health decision-making and our relationship with nature.



URL:Psychology (B.A.) - Health Psychology at Carleton University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,634
International: $25,740

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73 to 76
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

ENG4U plus five best 4U/M courses.

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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