Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Psychology, General
Description: Psychologists study behavior and mental processes including thoughts, emotions, perception and intelligence. They examine a diverse range of topics, such as how the brain functions, the process of learning, social interaction, healthy development and improving wellness, across diverse social and cultural contexts. They do this by conducting research so that the knowledge gained can contribute to a healthy society and stimulate more research questions.

At Carleton, you will explore all of psychology’s major areas including cognitive, developmental, forensic, health, social, personality and organizational psychology. Specialized topics include abnormal behaviour, attitudes, perception, criminal behaviour and the biological foundations of behaviour.

URL: Psychology (B.A.) at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740
Careers: Psychologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 73 to 76

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

  • English (ENG4U)

ENG4U plus five best 4U/M courses.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]