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Queen’s University is a community, 170 years of tradition, academic excellence, research, and beautiful waterfront campus made of limestone buildings and modern facilities. But more than anything Queen’s is people. We are researchers, scholars, artists, professors and students with an ambitious spirit who want to develop ideas that can make a difference in the world. People who imagine together what the future could be and work together to realize it.
Queen’s is one of Canada’s oldest degree-granting institutions, and has influenced Canadian higher education since 1841 when it was established by Royal Charter of Queen Victoria. Located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, it is a mid-sized university with several faculties, colleges and professional schools, as well as the Bader International Study Centre located in Herstmonceux, East Sussex, United Kingdom. Queen’s balances excellence in undergraduate studies with well-established and innovative graduate programs, all within a dynamic learning environment.
Queen’s is a full-spectrum, research-intensive university that conducts leading-edge research in a variety of areas, including:
- computational science and engineering
- globalization studies
- mental Health
- basic and clinical biomedical sciences
- healthy environments and sustainable energy systems
- social issues such as surveillance, poverty and bullying
Undergraduate Program Description
All students begin their education in psychology at Queen’s by taking PSYC 100 Principles of Psychology. This introduction survey of basic areas of psychology include perception, cognition, learning and motivation and their biological substrata. Also reviewed are child development, individual differences, social psychology and behaviour disorders. This survey course is required for students who wish to pursue undergraduate degrees in psychology.
Graduate Program Description
The Department of Psychology has Graduate Programs at both the M.Sc. and the Ph.D. level in four areas:
The BBCS, the Developmental, and the Social-Personality Programs are designed to emphasize research skills and scholarship, preparing students for either academic positions or for research posts in government, industry, and the like. The Clinical Program is designed to educate psychologists who will be proficient in both the scientific and clinical aspects of their profession, and who are capable of working in a variety of settings.