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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Psychology)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 22,121 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at York University is offered as a 4-year teaching program.
  • This course is offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
  • The field of psychology is dedicated to the scientific study of behaviour including thought, feeling, and action, and viewed from social, developmental, and biological perspectives.
  • Students may choose to focus on specific areas of interest such as neuroscience or abnormal psychology or follow a more generalized program that covers a wide variety of aspects of the discipline.
  • Undergraduate students have the option of working toward either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.
    • The BA Psychology program exposes students to a full range of psychological concepts and applications.
    • The BSc option adds a focus on the physical sciences (chemistry, physics, and biology) to a full range of discipline-specific courses.
  • The Specialized Honours Psychology Program (both BA and BSc) provides advanced training in research methods, statistical analysis, as well as guaranteed one-on-one thesis supervision and prepares students wishing to go on to graduate school.
  • University offers an extensive and diverse selection of courses taught both in classroom settings and on the Internet.
  • There are also evening and summer courses offered for working students who wish to pursue their studies on a part-time basis.
  • Students can participate in research in one of our many research centers, including the renowned Centre for Vision Research, the LaMarsh Centre for Child and Youth Research, and the York University Psychology Clinic.
  • Students can engage in active research alongside their professors. Psychology students often contribute to the Trauma and Attachment Report, a weekly online research report.
  • Bridging courses are available for those missing either a math or science prerequisite for entry to the BSc degree.
  • The courses Writing in Psychology (2010) (for all Psychology majors), Professionalism and Communication in Psychology (3000) (Specialized Honours Students only), and Critical Thinking in Psychology (4180) (Honours students only) provide transferable skills that employers are looking for.
  • York’s Psychology program ranks among the top 10 programs for psychology in Canada according to Maclean's magazine and among the top 100 programs in the world according to the QS World University Rankings 2019.
  • The average salary goes up to 49,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 95,656 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttp://futurestudents.yorku.ca/program/psychology/health

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  •  Students must complete an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) degree.
  •  Students must have to complete the following course such as:
    • English (ENG4U)
    • And five additional 4U or M courses
  • To gain admission to this program, the student’s academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate
  • Students also have to complete the Grade XII math course.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem…. Read More


Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01

Winter
Oct 15

Summer
Feb 15


Scores Required

83 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$22121$22121$22121$22121
Health insurance$668$668$668$668
Books fees$1125$1125$1125$1125
Total fees$23914$23914$23914$23914

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,441
Food$ 3,750

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #71/ 401

Psychology [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

Work Study

Eligibility:

  • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
  • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.

Restrictions:

  • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
  • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
  • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

Salary Rate:

  • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
  • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
  • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
  • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Behaviour Analyst
  • Child and Youth Worker
  • Policy Advisor
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Mediator
  • Marketing Manager
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Counselor, Psychotherapist, Lawyer, Teacher, Social Worker, Psychologist 



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