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1. There is no direct admission from high school into this program. Students applying from high school or transferring to SFU from another post-secondary institution are normally admitted as intended Behavioural Neuroscience majors into the Faculty of Science or Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
2. For Undergraduate Admission, students must complete a minimum of 5 approved Grade 12 courses, including all required courses for Faculty of Science or Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, depending on which program they apply to.
3. Undergraduate Admission is based on an evaluation of ALL approved Grade 11 and 12 courses, with greater emphasis on List A courses than List B.
4. Students must also meet the General admission requirements:
1. Verify high school course requirements for admission here.
2. Once admitted into SFU, students apply for approval into the Behavioural Neuroscience major program through the internal transfer process. Approval is competitive. An approval average is established each term, depending on spaces available. Students must excel in the university science and psychology courses required for this major to meet the competitive approval average.
Applicants also have to satisfy SFU's institution admission requirements as listed below.
One of the following (minimum scores):
Verify with the institution directly
BC Secondary School graduates who wish to be considered for admission to SFU must meet both general requirements and program-specific requirements.
Check admission requirements for BC Secondary School graduates at the BC or YK page
Out-of-Province Secondary School graduates who wish to be considered for admission to SFU must meet both general requirements and program-specific requirements.
Admission requirements for out-of-province secondary school graduates are detailed at the SFU Admissions website .
You can be considered for admission as a BC Transfer Student if you have completed between 24 to 60 credits of course work. SFU provides information for students transferring from BC colleges, other Canadian universities, and institutions of applied arts and technology. For complete details, please click on the Transfer Credit page.
You can be considered for admission as an Out-of-Province Transfer Student if you have completed between 24 to 60 credits of course work.
For complete details, please click on the Transfer Credit page. You may then select the Canadian colleges or Canadian universities or Visiting student sub-tabs.
You may be given consideration as a mature student if you are at least 23 years old, are a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident, and have attempted less than 24 units of transferable course work.
For complete details on mature student admission, please visit the Mature Student information page.
For information on other student admission categories, please check Diverse Qualifications.
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For application advice to SFU please click here.
Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.
Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.