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Department of Psychology
First Floor, John R. Brodie Science Centre
Brandon University
270 - 18th Street
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 6A9

Phone: (204) 727-9677
Fax: (204) 728-7346
email: gadbois@brandonu.ca

Psychology

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Since psychological principles operate anywhere there are people, an understanding of these principles helps you make sense of why people behave as they do and, most importantly, how people learn.

Psychology is one of the largest departments at Brandon University and serves a large percentage of the student body. Each faculty member specializes in a particular area of psychology both for teaching and research purposes. A wide variety of psychology courses are available at Brandon University.  These courses represent major topics that psychologists consider important to understand behavior. You may select areas of study that offer opportunities to carry out laboratory or field research under the supervision of a faculty member.

Graduates of organizational psychology courses often proceed to business schools in Masters of Business Administration programs. Graduates with a BA or BSc degree find employment with social service agencies or choose to continue their education in graduate or professional school.

Special Features

Graduates who choose a career in academic psychology have a wide variety of paths to consider. Research into human social behavior and personality, child development, life span psychology, brain and behavior, and all other areas provide numerous and fascinating challenges.

Psychology, like other sciences, has become dependent on the use of computer technology for the study of behavior, artificial intelligence, and brain processes, so that students who are interested in computer applications will find many demands for their skills.

Sample of Available Courses

  • Intro to Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Intro to Social Psychology
  • Prejudice, Stereotyping, & Discrimination
  • Child Psychology

Approximate Costs for 2013/2014

  • Tuition & Fees: $4000
  • Text Books: $1000

Possible Careers

  • Business Consulting, Counseling, Law, Social Services, Social Work, Teaching