• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Psychology is the scientific study of thought, feeling and behaviour. Students will learn how Psychology can relate to virtually every aspect of people's lives. Students will also gain critical thinking skills, as well as the skills to analyze and interpret data.

Careers

Many graduates of Psychology course at Thompson Rivers University  gravitate towards careers in human services, business, the public sector and education. Some carry on to master's and doctoral programs.

Opportunities for students

A chance to learn, research and explore in a supportive environment!

The department organizes conference trips for keen students to attend world-renowned conferences held by organizations such the Association for Psychological Science (APS), the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognition Studies (CSBBCS), and the Canadian Spring Conference on Behaviour and Brain.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Late applications will be considered if space is available.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Drugs and Behaviour
  • Analysis of Psychological Data
  • Human Sexuality
  •  Research Apprenticeship
  •  Psychiatric Clinical Disorders 
  • Disorders Across the Lifespan
  •  Infancy 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Open admission

  • Admission to Bachelor of Arts

All students in the psychology major are required to complete PSYC 1110, 1210, 2100, 2110 and 2040.

Students intending to major in psychology must see both a Psychology Major Advisor and a BA Program Advisor. The Major Advisor will assist each student in selecting courses that will satisfy the major program requirements. The BA Advisor will then ensure that all additional BA degree requirements are met.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3660 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1830 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    878 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Depending on no. of courses per semester

  • NAT:$439- $3,079
  • INTL: $1,830 -$11,130 

Living costs for Kamloops

  • 1240 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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