St. Francis Xavier University

Psychology (B.Sc.)

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Program Information

School:St. Francis Xavier University
Faculty:Arts/Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Psychology, General
Description:Psychology is the scientific study of thoughts, feelings, and behaviour. At StFX, students are taught by active research psychologists studying both human and animal behaviour. Studying psychology at StFX will give you an understanding of the ways that psychological scientists apply their knowledge to solve problems in the real world.

The StFX Psychology Department is led by a team of professors and lab instructors with varying perspectives on behaviour, development, health, social relationships, mental processing, and culture. As a psychology student at StFX, you will have opportunities to gain first-hand experience with psychological research in our lab courses and by working with your professors, lab instructors, and senior honors students. Many of our courses also have service learning options enabling you to apply your knowledge in community settings. In our program, you will receive a foundation in basic psychological science and the opportunity to choose from a wide selection of courses that give you a depth of knowledge in various fields, including forensic, gender, developmental, social and personality, abnormal, cultural, biopsychology, and health, with several courses available in each field.

URL:Psychology (B.Sc.) at St. Francis Xavier University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,033
Careers:Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Calculus 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Chemistry 

For high school students, the minimum requirements include an overall average of 70% in Grade 12, with no marks below 65% in each of the required subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Application Notes : Students whose first language is not English are normally required to submit proof of English language proficiency. Please see website for more details.
Additional Admission Requirements:

    * 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 May 05, 2021