Psychology at Monash

Psychology at Monash is ranked amongst the best in the world. Combining research across cognition, communication, development, education, health, wellbeing, linguistics, medicine, and neuroscience allows Monash to offer a wide breadth of courses across the mind, brain and behaviour. Students are engaged with rigorous academic programs that blend traditional and innovative virtual learning experiences.

The breadth of academic studies, research and our staffing highlights are outlined below.



Course offerings in Psychology at Monash are linked to specialisation areas, drawing from the strengths of academics engaged in their respective programs.

The School of Psychological Sciences and Monash Malaysia offer undergraduate programs providing a strong foundation in psychology with pathways to clinical practice and research through higher degree research programs in clinical psychology and clinical neuroscience. The Faculty of Education and Monash Online programs offer alternative pathways to becoming a psychologist, with all offerings sharing resources and expertise to deliver optimal outcomes.

At postgraduate level, courses focus on clinical psychology, clinical neuropsychology, and educational and developmental psychology.

School of Psychological Sciences

Monash Online

Faculty of Education

Monash University Malaysia


The breadth and depth of Monash psychology research is significant, with our staff engaged across the following research programs:

  • Addiction and Mental Health
  • Ageing and Neurodegeneration
  • Brain Injury and Rehabilitation
  • Brain Mapping and Modelling
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythms

These research areas are showcased within the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health (housed within the School of Psychological Sciences), the Faculty of Education and Monash University Malaysia


Psychology at Monash holds an internationally acclaimed reputation for educational excellence in the field of psychology, and continues to attract the best educators and researchers from Australia and across the globe. Staff complement the range of psychology offerings, with oversight undertaken by the Head of the School of Psychological Sciences, Professor Kim Cornish.

Profiles of staff across areas of psychology can be found below: