Honours in Psychology
The Monash Honours in Psychology is accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC) and delivers high quality research training that enables students to register as a provisional psychologist and pursue further research and training in psychology.
Students study the theoretical and practical application of psychology through a combination of coursework units and a research thesis within the School’s research themes. Please review the handbook for detailed unit information.
The course is delivered on-campus at Clayton over a duration of one (1) year full-time.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) (course code M3005) will proceed to the fourth year of study upon successful admission to the Honours program. All other students will undertake the Honours program as a separate fourth year in either the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours). The program is the same regardless of the course in which you are enrolled.
A bachelor's degree or graduate diploma that includes the APAC accredited major of ten units in psychology. Students must have commenced honours within 5 years of completing their final undergraduate PSY psychology unit(s). If unsure please contact the psychology honours team.
Admission to the program is competitive and determined on the basis of academic merit in core third year psychology units.
Indigenous and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for the Psychology Honours program.
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) students who apply for the honours year are eligible for admission if they achieve a minimum average result of 70% across these four units.
Only a limited numbers of places are available to external applicants and these are determined on merit and assessed within the cohort of the given year. The cut-off is approximately 85%.