Mount Allison University

Cognitive Science

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Program Information

School:Mount Allison University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Cognitive Science
Description:Cognitive science investigates how information is represented, processed, and transformed in both humans and machines. The program involves the interdisciplinary study of the mind and seeks to further understand what the mind does and how it works. Within the Department of Psychology, the cognitive science program at Mount Allison is one-of-a-kind in Atlantic Canada — incorporating perspectives from a variety of fields. Specific courses in psychology, computer science, physics, philosophy, and chemistry form the core of the program, and you select the remainder to focus on your particular interests.
URL:Cognitive Science at Mount Allison University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,990
International: $20,885

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Science 
To be considered for admission, a minimum final grade of 65% or the equivalent is required in all university-preparatory courses reviewed. Also required are as follows: English 122/121, Pre-Calculus 12A and Pre-Calculus 12B, one grade-12 level science, and a minimum of two additional grade 12 university-preparatory electives. For students in the Francophone system, FRAN 10411/10421/11411, MATH 31411, MATH 30411B or MATH 30411C, one grade-12 level science, and a minimum of two additional grade 12 university-preparatory electives are required. All applicants without a grade-12 level science course will be assessed on a case-by-case basis for admission into the BSc program.

* 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 August 30, 2022