Psychology

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

Psychology specializes in the study of human (sometimes animal) behaviour, both normal and abnormal. It is the study of individual processes and relationships in a wide variety of contexts. Psychology courses are among the most popular ones for undergraduates and the department offers a BA and BSc degree to its many majors and honours students.

Areas of research range widely and include human sexuality, depression, feminist perspectives, autism, women's studies, problem gambling, gender and laterality, pain assessment and management, infant and adolescent development, cultural psychology, self-concept and identity, bilingualism and cognitive neuroscience. It should be noted that some areas pertain to Experimental and Applied Psychology and others to Clinical Psychology.

Bachelor of Science

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. The impact of their research has led to four of our faculty members being placed in the world's top one per cent of chemists most cited in scientific papers.

State of the Art Facilities

UNB is home to some of the best and most up-to-date facilities in the country. We are one of only a few universities with an MRI and our chemistry labs are the best in the country. UNB students have access to the following facilities:

  • Canadian Rivers Institute
  • Centre for Environmental and Molecular Algal Research
  • Planetary and Space Science Centre
  • The Microscopy and Microanalysis Facility
  • MRI Research Centre

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.

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