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Psychology, BA/BSc

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) London, Canada
The  Psychology program from the University of Western Ontario focuses on the biological foundations of behavior, with courses primarily in the areas of neuroscience, cognition, sensation, and perception.

Overview

The purpose of the Psychology program from the University of Western Ontario is to provide a thorough grounding in the principles of Psychology for students who may wish to pursue graduate training in Psychology and for students who prefer a more research-intensive approach to the study of Psychology than is provided under either the Major or Minor programs in Psychology. 

Student Responsibilities

Students are responsible for understanding the nature and avoiding the occurrence of plagiarism and other academic offenses.  Students are urged to read the section on Scholastic Offenses in the Academic Calendar.  Note that such offenses include cheating on an examination, submitting false or fraudulent assignments or credentials, impersonating a candidate, or submitting for credit in any course, without the knowledge and approval of the instructor to whom it is submitted, any academic work for which credit has previously been obtained or is being sought in another course in the University or elsewhere.  In writing scholarly papers, you must keep firmly in mind the need to avoid plagiarism.  Plagiarism is the unacknowledged borrowing of another writer’s words or ideas. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To Psychological Principles  
  • Application Of Psychological Principles  
  • Introduction To Psychology  
  • Laboratory Upgrade  
  • Introduction To Psychology As A Natural Science  
  • Introduction To Psychology As A Social Science  
  • Method/general Psychology  
  • Mind Matters: Thought, Memory And Language  

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Completion of the entire Diploma including the Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay
  • Passes in a minimum of 6 subjects of which 3 must be at the Higher Level
  • A minimum grade total of 28 including points awarded for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge
  • No mark less than 4 on any individual course
  • Prerequisites for your program as specified by Western 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31042 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31042 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6050 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6050 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1037 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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