Psychology

What is psychology?

Psychology is concerned with a wide range of phenomena, including remembering and forgetting, thinking, problem-solving, learning, acquiring skills, language, seeing and hearing, verbal and non-verbal communication, social interactions and emotions. It focuses on understanding biological, social and environmental influences on people and societies.

Why study psychology?

You’ll benefit from one of the best scientist practitioner models of psychological education Australia has to offer, emerging with a deep insight into the human mind, and a suite of highly valued professional skills that can be applied to any field of work.

Major Focus by location
Focus Locations
MajorNote Caulfield, Clayton
Extended MajorNote Caulfield, Clayton
MinorNote Caulfield, Clayton

Please note: the Extended APAC accredited major is restricted to certain courses.

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Career options

  • Market research
  • Recruitment companies
  • Education
  • Government departments
  • Health and welfare services
  • Police force
  • Private practice and training

Overseas opportunities

As a Monash student you have the option to make your course an international one. One option is studying at a Monash campus abroad, and you'll have Malaysia, India, China or Prato (Italy).

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