Psychology BA / BSc

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Psychology BA / BSc

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      4 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      C$ 6,608 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      C$ 18,040

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The University of Saskatchewan’s Psychology program offers a total of seven different degrees, and each is best suited to its own set of academic, professional or commercial careers. Students are advised to speak to the university’s Psychology Department or with an academic advisor within the College of Arts and Sciences generally to decide which option is best for them.  

    The degrees offered include:

    • A Three Year Bachelor of Arts 
    • A Four Year Bachelor of Arts
    • A Four Year Bachelor of Arts with Honours
    • A Four Year Bachelor of Arts with Double Honours
    • A Four Year Bachelor of Science
    • A Four Year Bachelor of Science with Honours
    • A Four Year Bachelor of Science with Double Honours

    Like most of USask’s degree programs, this one includes the option to boost to your employability with co-operative or experiential learning programs. Either will ensure that you get real world working experience within your chosen career, industry or niche.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over 3-4 years of full time study.

    Psychology Major Modules Include:

    • Statistical Methods in Behavioural Sciences
    • Statistical Methods in Behavioural Sciences
    • Research Methods and Design
    • Physiological Psychology
    • Evolutionary Psychology
    • Introduction to Human Neuropsychology
    • Perceptual Processes
    • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
    • Human Memory
    • Psychology of Language
    • Advanced Human Neuropsychology
    • Research in Advanced Cognitive Science
    • Research in Human Neuropsychology
    • Advanced Cognitive Science III Independent Research Projects
    • Physiological Psychology
    • Evolutionary Psychology
    • Introduction to Human Neuropsychology
    • Perceptual Processes
    • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
    • Human Memory
    • Psychology of Language
    • Advanced Human Neuropsychology
    • Research in Human Neuropsychology
    • Research in Advanced Cognitive Science
    • Advanced Cognitive Science III Independent Research Projects
    • Advanced Seminar in Neuroscience
    • Advanced Seminar in Cognitive Science
    • Psychology of Death and Dying
    • Child Development
    • Adolescent Development
    • Psychology of Aging
    • Personality
    • Abnormal Psychology
    • Introduction to Culture and Psychology
    • Group Dynamics and Intergroup Relations
    • Individual Processes in Social Psychology
    • Human Sexuality
    • Criminal Behaviour
    • Psychology and Law
    • Qualitative Research in Psychology
    • Clinical and Counselling Psychology
    • Health Psychology
    • Community Psychology

    Learning And Teaching

    The University of Saskatchewan strives to use both traditional and innovative techniques appropriate to each degree they offer. For example, you’ll attend large lecture classes but also smaller and more interactive seminars and tutorial sessions. Many subjects have experiential or co-operative learning content, and you’ll learn a great many practical skills of all kinds. 

    This degree can be taken as BA or a BSc. Before deciding between them, you should consult with one of the university’s academic advisors.

    Career Possibilities

    This degree will prepare you well for several different graduate degree programs, or for a wide range of different careers. Many Psychology students pursue professional degrees, for example. Recent graduates of USask’s Psychology BA and BSc programs have become Corrections Personnel, Human Resources Professionals, Intelligence or Surveillance Officers, Marketing Professionals, Real Estate, Business Services or Insurance Professionals, Social Workers or even Top- or Mid-Level Managers and Administrators. 

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 3 or 4 year BA or BSc degree.

    To enter any of USask’s undergraduate programs, you’ll need to have a secondary education with an admission average of 24, though international qualifications are also accepted.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test.

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