McGill University

Psychology (B.Sc.)

Program Information
School: McGill University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts / Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor ; Honours
Field of Study: Psychology, General
Description: Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour. It is both a social and a biological science. As a social science, psychology studies humans in interaction with other members of the same species. As a biological science, it regards human beings as the product of evolution and so emphasizes the biological perspective, comparing, and contrasting human behaviour with that of other species.

Psychology has many interdisciplinary aspects. The study of psychological problems often involves knowledge drawn from other disciplines, such as biology, physiology, linguistics, sociology, philosophy, and mathematics. For this reason, a student with varied interests can frequently find a place for these interests in psychology. The essential differences between the honours and the major program are an emphasis on research methodology courses and practice in the honours program, and that higher academic standards are required of honours students. Honours students also have an opportunity to work in small groups closely with staff members. Students may enroll in the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science stream.
Website: Psychology (B.Sc.) at McGill University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Provincial: $3,962
National: $8,329
Scholarships: 7 scholarship(s)
Careers: 1 career(s)
Admission Requirements

Students are normally accepted into Honours at the beginning of their U2 year, and the two-year sequence of Honours courses continues through U3. It is expected that most students who enter the Honours program in Psychology will have taken introductory psychology, biology, and statistics at the collegial level. Recommended CEGEP courses include Psychology 350-101 or 350-102 or equivalent; Biology CEGEP objective 00UK, 00XU or equivalent; and Statistics (Mathematics) 201-307 or 201-337 or equivalent. Students must obtain a minimum grade of 75% in their CEGEP-level statistics course.

* 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 30, 2014

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