Behavioural Neuroscience

If you want to take a program that is the only one of its kind in British Columbia, then you will be interested in this program.  Combine the knowledge and skills of physiology and psychology, the body and the mind, into such careers as rehabilitation and mental health.


Behavioural Neuroscience is a joint program in the Faculty of Science and in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. It includes courses in biology, physiology, kinesiology and psychology.

Degree: Bachelor of Science in either Faculty

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Admission requirements for Behavioural Neuroscience

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12, please see the program specific requirements listed for 2020. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Science
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: Behavioural Neuroscience

After you've been accepted to the program, speak to a faculty advisor about the joint major.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Autism Interventionist
  • Behaviour Therapist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Kinesiologist
  • Neuropsychologist