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BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE

KPT / JPT ( R / 311 / 6 / 0068 ) 05 / 25 - MQA / SWA11799
A Psychological Science degree opens up an extraordinary range of career options .
Our graduates develop knowledge and skills that are transferable to a variety of workplaces . Some become professional psychologists and researchers , while some work in fields where their degree can be useful like human resources or marketing .
You ’ ll study psychology , cognition , emotion , society and the self , and how you can apply your knowledge in these areas to help people improve their lives . Expect to also develop relevant interpersonal and communication skills , and master essential research design procedures , statistical analyses and methods of written and oral communication .
Professionally accredited
This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council .
Course structure
The course develops through three themes :
A . PSYCHOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS AND FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS This will cover the core areas of psychology , including knowledge of the theoretical and empirical basis of our current understanding of human behaviour and cognition .
B . RESEARCH METHODS AND CRITICAL THINKING You ’ ll develop an understanding of the scientific method in order to critically evaluate contemporary and historical claims relating to human behaviour and mental processes , and to apply this knowledge to the generation of new research questions .
C . PSYCHOLOGY IN PRACTICE AND SOCIETY This is the component of the course through which you ’ ll develop further skills and knowledge in psychology , or study units in supporting disciplines that underpin your particular area of focus for practice .
Entry requirements
Qualification Monash University Foundation Year 1 60 % GCE A Level 7 ATAR 70 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 16 Indian School Certificate Examination 60 % All India Senior School Certificate Examination 66 % SMA3 , Indonesia International Baccalaureate Diploma ( IB Diploma ) 25 STPM , Malaysia 7.3 UEC , Malaysia 6
Program Matrikulasi ( Matriculation Program ), Malaysia 2
Ontario Secondary School Diploma 75.4 %
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education ( Advanced Level ) 9
High School Diploma , Vietnam 8 UNSW Foundation Studies 6.5 Foundation in Arts , Sunway College 60 %
Foundation in Science and Technology , Sunway College 60 %
Prerequisites
English : Monash ’ s minimum requirements apply .
Mathematics and Science 2 : Credit at SPM / O Level or equivalent , or a pass in Year 12 qualification .
General education pathway
Pre-university / Foundation ( 1 – 2 years )
Psychology degree ( 3 years )
Honours degree in psychology ( 1 year )
Employment in non-psychologist roles
Master ’ s degree in a specialised field ( 1-2 years )
3 years February , July and October
RM36,977 Malaysian student
RM42,315 International student 2021 fees per year
Professionally accredited
CAREER PATHS You can have a career in a diverse range of fields , including :
• research
• clinical psychology
• human resources
• community services and counselling
• education
• health services .
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Registered psychologist
1 The undergraduate entry requirements published in this guide are for students commencing the MUFY program in 2021 . 2 Any of Physics , Biology , Chemistry and other related Science subjects are acceptable . ∆ Please refer to priorstudy . monash . edu / prior-study / for the entry score .
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