24 months
20996 CAD/year
8090 CAD/year
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Prepare for a future in academic or applied settings as you ask and seek answers to meaningful questions in three distinct areas of psychological study: health psychology, developmental psychology and cognition/perception/neuroscience with the Psychology course at Trent University.

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Guided by faculty members with expertise in both quantitative and qualitative methods, you will learn how to choose and apply the techniques best suited to informing your research.

Graduates of the Psychology course at Trent University go on to further graduate training and teaching, psychometry, as well as research and management positions in mental health.

  • Work with productive, respected researchers.
  • Use state-of-the-art developmental observation laboratory, animal care facilities, eye- and limb-motion tracking systems and transcranial magnetic stimulation facilities as part of your research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Psychology   
  •  History of Psychology 
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Techniques   
  • Advanced Neuroendocrinology  
  • Mental Health 
  • Perception and Cognition   
  •  Human Development   
  • Literacy, numeracy, and development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.7 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.A. or B.Sc. honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) in Psychology
  • Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits)
  • An average of A- (80%, GPA 3.7) in Psychology courses
  • Appropriate previous education and training, plus feasible proposed course of study and research project
  • A potential supervisor must be chosen as an admission requirement to this program and this must be discussed in your plan of study.  (Please visit our Faculty and Research Page for our listing of faculty and areas of research. An applicant must reach out to a faculty member).

Tuition Fee

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    20996 CAD/year
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  • National

    8090 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8090 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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