The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Description:Study human and animal behaviour using scientific methods and from a variety of perspectives including behavioural neuroscience, cognition, clinical, health, developmental, social and personality psychology, and quantitative methods.

Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour in humans and other species. Psychologists draw on a broad range of perspectives to explore topics such as the effects of social interactions on health, language and moral development in children, the effects of drugs on consciousness and the brain, and mental illness and wellness. Psychology has many practical applications, including identifying the most effective ways to learn and remember things, designing workplaces for employees that are healthy and productive, treating disorders like depression and anxiety. Our program outcomes offer an overview of what students in this program can expect to learn.
URL:Psychology at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $41,156

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

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*76
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

  • 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 August 10, 2021

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