Psychology

Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree(s): Bachelor of Science
Campus: Fredericton

In the Psychology program at UNB’s Fredericton campus, you’ll explore human behavior- our desires, impulses, actions and emotions- in the context of the science that drives it.

The Psychology program will prepare you for a variety of careers including policymaking at the local, national or global level, or professional programs in a range of healthcare areas such as neuropsychology, speech and language pathology, or medicine.

You’ll have the opportunity complete courses in:

  • Cognitive neuroscience (the connection between the brain and behavior)
  • Drugs and behavior
  • Physiological psychology
  • Surveys of the senses
  • Laboratory courses that allow for more intensive study

You will become well equipped to work in a variety of environments and you’ll gain the skills and knowledge to make decisions based on sound scientific principles. 

Why Bachelor of Science in Psychology at UNB?

The Psychology program is available as a major, double major, minor or honours option as part of a four-year Bachelor of Science degree.

The Faculty of Science is one of the university’s oldest faculties and was established when UNB was founded in 1785.

Our faculty has an outstanding reputation, both nationally and internationally, and as a student you will be able to benefit from its stellar accomplishments in research and for its acclaimed graduate and nationally-accredited undergraduate degree programs.

Hands-on learning

  • Gain real-life experiences through work-study opportunities that engage your interests
  • Travel abroad through our exchange and internship programs
  • Conduct and analyze innovative experiments in laboratory courses
  • Experiential learning through field study courses in a variety of Science programs
  • Summer research opportunities

More info

For more information, visit the Psychology page on the Faculty of Science's website.

Admission Requirements

For admission requirements, select "Science" in our admission requirements tool.

Careers

  • Art or music therapist
  • Research assistant or research analyst
  • Mental health personnel
  • Neuropsychologist (requires further education)
  • Speech and language pathologist (requires further education)
  • Physician (requires further education)
  • Pharmacist (requires further education)
  • Policy Analyst
  • Teacher/Professor