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Honours Program Application

Fall 2020 Application Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2020.

For questions about this form, please contact Mary Illical, Administrative Assistant, at



Psychology Honours ProgramFor a description of the application requirements, please see the Calendar degree details (Honours component).

For answers to FAQs and to see a list of thesis advisors and their specialty areas, please see the Psychology site and the attached brochure.

Once familiar with the structure and expectations of the Honours Program, please complete this application form.

Please Note: in order to fill out this application you will need to have:

  • Identified a potential thesis supervisor;
  • Discussed your prospective honours project with this potential thesis supervisor;
  • Checked off, in the application below, that you have spoken with this thesis supervisor and he/she has agreed to supervise your honours thesis if you are accepted into the Honours program.

Applicants are ineligible if they have graduated or have applied for graduation prior to the Honours program. Applicants must be continuing their studies at KPU to be eligible for the Honours program.

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Contact Information
Mailing Address
Grade Information

Note: Honours program applicants are expected to achieve and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and they are required to have a B+ in PSYC 3300 and 3400.

Please refer to your transcript or ask Arts Advising for assistance calculating this.

Please indicate your grades for each of the following courses. (If you have taken the course more than once, please indicate the grade you received each time you took the course).

Please list course name and number
Area of Research Interest
Please select the Psychology Honours Degree program for which you are applying:
Please type the name of your faculty supervisor. Please note that Honours students are responsible for finding their own faculty supervisor.
I have spoken with the faculty supervisor named above and he/she has agreed to supervise my honours thesis if I am accepted into the Honours program.
Application Status

Applications for the Psychology Honours Program will be reviewed by the Honours Committee and applicants will be notified in May whether they are accepted into the program so that they can register accordingly for the Fall semester. Those who have been selected will be able to register on or near the middle of July for PSYC 5000. Acceptance into this program will require you to fill out registration paperwork. For further information, please contact the Psychology Administrative Assistant (Surrey Campus, Surrey Main 2881-21). Also, upon completion, all Honours theses will be kept in the Kwantlen Library.

Survey Question for Applicants
Thank you for your response, it will help us promote the program in the future.