This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||144|
|Standard duration of study (years)||3 years FT, 6 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Gippsland) |
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1712|
The construction of major and minor sequences in this course enables students to undertake specialised studies in humanities and social sciences in other disciplines to complement their learning in psychology.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html).
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:
Psychology units require compulsory attendance at least at one weekend school per unit per semester.
The 60-point major sequence in psychology, comprised of nine core units and one elective unit is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
This course consists of a compulsory psychology major and an arts major, with additional arts studies chosen from a variety of arts disciplines.
For the specific requirements of arts majors and minors and information on other arts units refer to the Areas of studyAreas of study (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html) section in this Handbook.
Students must complete the following:
(a.) a psychology major (54 points)
(b.) an arts major in a different available area of study (48 points)
(c.) two additional first-year-level arts sequences in different areas of study (24 points)
(d.) an additional 18 points of arts elective units.
Students who wish to complete requirements for registration with the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC) must complete the required nine compulsory psychology core units (54 points) and use one of their arts elective units (6 points) to complete the additional unit required.
No more than 10 units (60 points) are to be completed at a first-year level. Students must complete a minimum of 36 points at third-year level (across the duration of the degree).
Suitable arts elective units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) and indexes of arts unitsindexes of arts units (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/index-byfaculty-arts.html) in the current edition of the Handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; undergraduate units are those that commence with the code ATS and numbers 1-3.
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)