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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 providing 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 Psychology Student Research Conference. It's 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 fall 2016 and winter 2017 list of psychology courses.

Meet our psychology program faculty and staff.

In the news

Alumni profile: Katherine Rose

Alumni profile: Elizabeth Russell

Information for first-year students

You can be part of the Psychology Society where students come together, organize events and promote mental wellness on campus. You can also view and apply for scholarships and awards specific to the psychology program.

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 the United States. 

Students will also participate in the Psychology Student Research Conference which is a one-day event at the end of each Winter term that showcases Grenfell’s senior psychology undergraduate students’ research.


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

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. Here from past graduates to see where their degree has taken them!

Graduates of our psychology program have a variety of career opportunities, 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
  • Library assistant
  • 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
  • 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

Learn about other programs in Grenfell's School of Science and the Environment.

Office of Student Recruitment

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

Phone: (709) 637-6269