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Psychology is defined as the scientific study of behaviour and the mind. You will study the principles of behaviour through lectures, labs, seminars and research. Explore topics from sleep and dreams to health, sexuality, and perception. You will acquire both research skills and a broadly-based background in the basic content of the discipline, combined with the opportunity at upper levels to focus on more specialized topics.

Degree Type

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

The Trent Advantage

  • Benefit from participating in, and contributing to, ongoing research in areas such as theory of mind, dreams, numeracy, development, language, perception, and memory with renowned faculty and leading experts
  • Develop your problem solving, inter-personal relations and critical thinking skills while learning to understand, interpret and evaluate research
  • Undertake an undergraduate independent research thesis or research practicum and work one-on-one under the supervision of award-winning faculty

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission 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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Career Paths

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