Psychology - M2018

This degree covers the core sequence of units that will give you a deep understanding of psychological research and practice.

Follow your passion by choosing a major stream of study such as neuroscience, or mental health and well-being.

You’ll also have the opportunity to build a strong skill set in interpersonal communication, research and writing, programming and statistics, and project management.

Over the course of this degree, you will explore the complex biopsychosocial factors that influence human behaviour, gain exposure to evidence-based and culturally informed approaches, and develop your understanding of scientific methodology and its application in psychology. As this is a new version of this course for 2023, Monash University is currently seeking accreditation from the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

At a glance

Subject prerequisites
English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
  • On-campus at Malaysia: Full time
  • 3 years (full time)
Start date
First Semester (February)
Bachelor of Psychology
Course Handbook

Our Bachelor of Psychology degree will lead you toward a professional career that helps people to lead more satisfying and meaningful lives.

Through the duration of the course, you will build a strong foundational understanding of the core areas of psychology and equip yourself with the skills that will enable you to pursue diverse pathways into research, mental health and welfare, human resources, community services, counselling, education, and health services.

You will also build the breadth of your knowledge by undertaking elective options that focus on related areas including Indigenous and cross-cultural psychology, sleep and circadian rhythms, and digital technology and innovation.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.


Equivalent Australian Year 12

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

The course is structured in three parts: A. Psychology sequence, B. Psychology in practice and society, and C. Elective study.

Course progression map

The course progression map provides guidance on unit enrolment for each semester of study.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

Apply through VTAC

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

Student Contribution Amount (SCA) rates are calculated per unit. A full time load for a year is generally 48 credit points.

See information on how average fee is calculated.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.



We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.