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Peer Mentoring

Course-based peer mentoring opportunities allow upper year undergraduate students to act as “expert learners” as they support junior students academically and professionally. Peer mentoring courses also allows students to learn more about the scholarship of teaching and learning. 

Peer Mentoring Courses Offered by the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour 

  • PNB 3XD3 A/B – Integrative Mentor: Learning to Write through Scientific Editing. This is a 3-unit course that runs the entire school year (September through April). Students must be registered in level III or above of a PNB or Combined PNB program and must have achieved a grade of at least A- in PNB 2XD3. Enrollment in this course is by special permission and requires completion of a supplementary application. 

Peer Mentoring Courses Offered Outside the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour 

The following courses are offered by other departments but are open to students in any program. Please check McMaster’s Academic Calendar for prerequisite and application information. 

  • SCIENCE 1A03 – Peer Mentoring in Science  
  • HUMAN 3CM3 – Leadership: Cross-Cultural Mentoring Lab 
  • HUMAN 3LM3 – Foundations of Ethical Leadership