The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Behavioural Neuroscience

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Neuroscience
Description:If your interest in psychology is in the biological basis of behaviour, this could be the program for you. You'll study a range of topics, including advanced research methods in the behavioural sciences, sensation and perception; animal learning and cognition; hormones and behaviour; computers and psychology; and biopsychology.

Behavioural Neuroscience investigates the interaction between the brain and nervous system and behaviour. Topics of study include behaviour genetics, behavioural neuroendocrinology, psychopharmacology, decision making, impulsivity, cognition, neuroplasticity, and the underlying neurobiological components of neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders.
URL:Behavioural Neuroscience at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $42,395

More information on tuition fees can be found on the UBC undergrad tuition fees webpage.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 65] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

* 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 July 27, 2021

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