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KPT / JPT ( R2 / 311 / 6 / 0067 ) 10 / 25 - MQA / SWA0131
Extend your studies for an extra year after completing your bachelor ’ s degree to broaden your understanding of the psychological science discipline .
This course aims to increase your understanding of theoretical and methodological aspects of research , to develop your analytic , research and communication skills , and to provide you with advanced knowledge in specific areas of the science and practice of psychology .
You ’ ll complete coursework components designed to expand your knowledge of statistics and the ethics of psychological research and practice , and undertake a supervised research project that will train you in discipline-specific and generic research skills . The research project forms the basis of a literature review and research paper presented at the end of the course .
Course structure
This course consists of various assessed components , including a supervised research project , coursework seminars and lectures , and a series of skills workshops . The course builds on knowledge gained in the undergraduate psychology major .
• Research project
• Statistics and data science for psychology
• Ethics , legal , and professional issues in psychology
• Psychological assessment and intervention
• Psychology in society
Professionally accredited
This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council .
Progression to further studies
This course also prepares you to pursue a research degree such as a Doctor of Philosophy ( PhD ) or Doctor of Philosophy ( Clinical Psychology ), as well as Master in Psychology courses . If you have an honours degree in psychology from Monash University Malaysia , you ’ ll be able to apply directly for entry into higher degree by research programs .
Entry requirements
Bachelor ’ s degree with a major sequence in psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council ( APAC ) + a suitable background in research methods .
A qualification assessed as equivalent by APAC .
Average requirements
Distinction ( 70 %) 1
English : Monash ’ s minimum requirements apply .
1 Average grade in core psychology units at Level 3 . Admission to the honours year is determined solely by academic merit . Entry may be limited .
1 year February
RM38,213 Malaysian student
RM43,575 International student 2021 fees per year
Professionally accredited
CAREER PATHS You ’ ll be well prepared to undertake further studies towards clinical practice or research .
NOTE To be a registered psychologist , you ’ ll need to undergo further study and training after completing this course .
Monash provided me with a solid foundation on which I can build on in the workplace as a budding researcher . The emphasis on critical thinking instilled within me the practice of being mindful and critical of information and ideas that come my way , and the drive to search for information that is logical and evidence-based . This has been immensely valuable to me as a market researcher .”
Bachelor of Psychological Science ( Honours ) Research Executive and Market Researcher , Ipsos Malaysia
Michelle loves finding patterns in data . She helps her clients to understand their consumers , the strengths and weaknesses of their products or services , and what consumers want from them . Her team is responsible for managing the entire research process , from designing the study , recruiting respondents , to the final reporting of results .