McMaster University

Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour (Mental Health Specialization) (BSc)

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences/Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Neuroscience
Psychology, General
Description:This program is designed to meet the changing academic and career demands in the field of psychology and to prepare students for graduate and professional training in the area. The program is highly selective and admits approximately 20 students per year from the B.Sc. and B.A. PNB programs with an anticipated GPA of around 10.0. The specialization requires a placement (PNB 3I06 A/B) in Level 3 and a thesis (PNB 4D09 A/B) in Level 4.
URL:Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour (Mental Health Specialization) (BSc) at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,757
International: $28,505

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85 to 90

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 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, MHF4U, MCV4U, SCH4U, and SPH4U. Note: it is recommended that all first semester grades and a list of all courses for the entire year be submitted no later than March 1st.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster's English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86

* 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 September 24, 2017