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Psychology and Computer Science

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Discover the relationship between psychology and computer science. Use psychology to design better digital interfaces. Work with artificial intelligence. Explore different ways of explaining human behaviour. Learn how to develop computer systems based on neural models.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional Work Term


  • Artificial intelligence developer
  • Brain-machine interface designer
  • Cognitive neuroscience researcher
  • Data scientist
  • Health technologist
  • Human-computer interaction designer
  • Library science professional
  • Software developer

Sample courses

  • Fundamentals of Programming - CSC 110
  • Introduction to Mind and Brain - PSYC 251
  • Human Computer Interaction - SENG 310
  • Cognitive Neuroscience - PSYC 351C
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - CSC 421


Apply to the Faculty of Social Sciences as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

When you submit your application, choose Psychology as your program of interest. You can declare the combined Psychology and Computer Science program as your major after one or more years of full-time study.

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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Program planning

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