Areas of Academic Study

Prior to their first work term, students complete two full years of course work. During this time, students in all programs are required to complete a two-semester overview of all of psychology as well as foundation courses on research methods, statistics, the underlying biology, and individual differences.

In Academic Terms 5 through 7, students take more advanced courses in individual areas of psychology, choosing from among:

  • Animal behaviour
  • Learning
  • Behavioural neuroscience
  • Neuroscience
  • Clinical psychology
  • Perception
  • Cognition
  • Social psychology
  • Developmental