Explore your passion for understanding human cognition and behaviour with a Bachelor of Psychology. Our accredited psychology degree puts you at the forefront of new discoveries in cognitive neuroscience and clinical psychology.
Are you curious about why we think, feel and act the way we do? Want to uncover what influences our daily decision-making? The study of human psychology is ever growing and changing. At Monash, you'll learn from game-changing researchers who are transforming the way we think about the brain and discovering new treatments for mental illness. Throughout the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), you'll be at the forefront of the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience, psychology and mental health.
Your studies will include the core sequence of units accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). You'll develop both a broad, interdisciplinary knowledge of psychology and a deep understanding of specific areas, including:
- addiction and mental health
- ageing and neurodegeneration
- brain injury and rehabilitation
- sleep and circadian rhythms
You'll also have a chance to put your research and professional skills into practice, with internship opportunities in clinical, community, industry and research settings, or by taking part in supervised research projects.
The Monash Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
Studying psychology opens the door to a range of rewarding careers where you can make a difference to someone's life. You'll also develop a range of transferable skills - like critical thinking, interpersonal communication and problem-solving - which can be utilised in many roles.
Our graduates have also worked in recruitment and human resources, public relations and consumer marketing, child protection and youth work, data analysis and policy - just to name a few. With additional study, you could pursue a career as a clinical or professional psychologist, or explore psychological research.