Why Study Here?

Dalhousie University's Psychology & Neuroscience Department is the top Psychology & Neuroscience Department in the Atlantic provinces. 

Our department is one-of-a-kind and was established by awarding winning teachers, as well as being one of the best equipped departments in Canada. You will learn what makes humans and animals behave they way that they do, as well as learning to understand the structure and function of the brain. 

The department also offers a wide range of opportunities to work along side our researchers who are among the top of their field.

Why Psychology

A bachelor’s degree in psychology opens up a world of possibilities in a wide range of fields. Many graduates, with additional on-the-job training, enter into careers in community and social services, human resources, residential care, student services, and forensic services.

Learn more about career opportunities in Psychology on our Program Site.

Why Neuroscience

The field of neuroscience is highly interdisciplinary and offers a wide range of career options. Many practicing neuroscientists have a medical degree or a PhD, or sometimes both, along with postgraduate experience.

Learn more about career opportunities in Neuroscience on our Program Site.