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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


Options for studying psychology at Grenfell

There are four degree options in Psychology at Grenfell Campus: 

  1. Major in Psychology – Bachelor of Arts

  2. Major in Psychology – Bachelor of Science

  3. Major in Psychology (Honours) – Bachelor of Arts

  4. Major in Psychology (Honours) – Bachelor of Science

Program requirements for majoring in psychology are listed here and program requirements for honours in psychology are listed here. There is also the opportunity to minor in psychology


There is an online application to apply to Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

You must meet to the general admission requirements for Memorial University and declare psychology as your major to be admitted to the program.

Information for Students

Check our Information for Students page for information on program advising, psychology courses being offered, student research, scholarships and awards, student exchange program, getting involved at Grenfell Campus, and how to apply to graduate.

Career Opportunities

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 (M.A. or Ph.D.) in:

  • Social work

  • Education

  • Law

  • Policing

  • Medicine

  • Speech-language pathology

  • Occupational therapy

  • Physiotherapy

  • Nursing

  • Criminology

  • Clinical psychology

  • Counseling psychology

  • Educational psychology

  • Experimental psychology

  • Social psychology

  • Developmental psychology

  • Cognitive Neuropsychology

  • Industrial Organizational Psychology

Office of Student Recruitment

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Phone: (709) 637-6269
Email: study@grenfell.mun.ca

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