Benefit from unique opportunities to participate in research with leading experts in areas such as neuroscience, emotional intelligence, sexuality, anxiety, health, development, language impairment, perception, and memory.

Psychology is the study of human behaviour, the brain, and the mind. This program is perfect for students who wish to develop a better understanding of how and why people act, think, and feel the way they do. You’ll study the principles of psychology and a variety of specialized subjects ranging from personality, child development, and abnormal psychology in your first two years, to advanced subjects such as gender, emotions, and the psychology of evil in the latter half of your degree.

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A.
  • B.A. (Honours)
  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)


  • Durham GTA
  • Peterborough


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  • Undertake an undergraduate independent research thesis or research practicum and work one-on-one with award-winning faculty
  • Apply the skills you learn in the classroom to a real-world healthcare setting through unique new research placement on aging
  • Get excellent reference letters from your profs for grad school or your first job thanks to our highly-personalized learning environment
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"What I like about psychology is that whatever I know about one person will be completely different in another person."

Kadir Iskesen

Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Therapist
  • Counsellor
  • Crisis Intervention Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Behaviour Analyst
  • Rehabilitation Advisor
  • Social Worker
  • Research Analyst

Popular Courses:

  • Personality Theory
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Dreams and Dreaming
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Language Impairment Psychology & Sociology
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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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