You can major in psychology through a bachelor of arts degree or a bachelor of science degree at Grenfell Campus.
You can also complete an honours in psychology through either degree.
Why study psychology at Grenfell?
Psychology seeks to understand how we think, act, and feel. By exploring mental functions and actions, we can understand individual and group behaviour. Grenfell's psychology program offers students a wide variety of topics and will provide you with skills and knowledge that will have relevance throughout your life including:
- Critical thinking
- Problem solving abilities
- Analytic abilities
- Writing skills
- Presentation skills
Near of the end of your studies, you'll have the opportunity to present your research to your peers, family, and the community at the Nick
Novakowski Senior Project Conference
. This is a celebration of the work of our senior students and an impressive showcase of their skills in the research domain, further demonstrating the dynamic and comprehensive characteristics of psychology.
View Intersession 2018, Fall 2018, and Winter 2019 list of psychology
Information for students
As a Grenfell student, you can participate in the
Student Exchange Program
, where you pay Grenfell tuition rates while studying in another student exchange member university in Canada or beyond.
You can be part of the
where students come together, organize events, and promote mental wellness on campus.
You must meet to the general
admission requirements for Memorial University and declare psychology as your major to be admitted to the program.
Whether completing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in psychology, your degree from Grenfell will open up doors to a wide variety of career opportunities. Hear from
past graduates to see where their degree has taken them!
Graduates of our psychology program have had a variety of career opportunities with their undergraduate degree, including:
- Employment counsellor
- Wellness facilitator
- Counselling centre intake worker
- Interagency coordinator
- English-as-an-additional language teacher
- Director of research
- Applied Behaviour Analysis therapist
- Violence outreach worker
- International student coordinator
- Positions in the civil service (customs to social services)
Many Grenfell psychology graduates continued their post-secondary education and obtained professional degrees or graduate degrees (MA or PhD) in:
- Social work
- Speech-language pathology
- Occupational therapy
- Clinical psychology
- Counseling psychology
- Educational psychology
- Experimental psychology
- Social psychology
- Developmental psychology
- Cognitive Neuropsychology
- Industrial Organizational Psychology
Learn about other programs in
Grenfell's School of Arts and Social Science.