The Department of Psychology offers programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. At the undergraduate studies level, we offer B.A and B.A. Honours in Psychology, as well as joint major, minor and extended minor for students pursuing a degree in another discipline. At the graduate studies level, we offer both M.A. and Ph.D. degree programs in our six core areas of Psychology. We also offer a professional Ph.D. training program in Clinical Psychology.

The Department of Psychology acknowledges the Squamish, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, and Kwikwetlem peoples, on whose traditional territories Simon Fraser’s three campuses stand.

Upcoming Thesis Defences

Brittany Dennett, MA Thesis Defence

Pushing Relaionship Beliefs Off Their Pedestal:  Priming Relationship Pedestal Belief in Single People

  • Date:  Thursday, August 12, 2021
  • Time:  10:00 a.m.
  • Location:  Zoom.  All are welcome but only accepting up to a maximum of 25 attendees.

Henri Lu, MA Thesis Defence

Comparing Psychometrics of Baseline Symptom Scores on the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th and 3rd Edition Symptom Evaluation Over One Week

  • Date:  Tuesday, August 17, 2021
  • Time:  1:00 p.m.
  • Location:  Zoom.  All are welcome but only accepting up to a maximum of 25 attendees.


**Please contact to RSVP.



[REPOST] Sessional Instructor Position - PSYC 268 - Introduction to Law and Psychology - Burnaby Campus - SPRING 2022 semester

  • Duration:  January 3, 2022 to April 29, 2022 (Spring 2022 semester)
  • Application Deadline:  Friday, August 13, 2021

Tenure-Track Position in Clinical Child Neuropsychology

  • Earliest start date:  January 1, 2021
  • Priority given to completed applications received prior to October 1, 2020

CRC (Tier 2) Tenure-Track Position in Behavioural Neuroscience

  • Earliest start date:  October 1, 2020
  • Deadline to apply:  January 1, 2020