This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2017 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
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Admission and fees
Bachelor's one-year honours
1 year FT, 2 years PT
Students have a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 2 years to complete this course including any periods of intermission and suspension, and must be continuously enrolled throughout.
Mode and location
Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business (Psychology) (Honours)
Award post-nominals (abbreviated award title).
This course aims to increase students' understanding of theoretical and methodological aspects of research, to develop their analytic, research and communication skills, and to provide them with advanced knowledge in specific areas of the science and practice of psychology. In this program students must complete coursework components designed to expand their knowledge of statistics and the ethics of psychological research and practice, and broaden their understanding of the discipline. Students also undertake a supervised research project which aims to provide training in both 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.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://monash.edu/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).
On successful completion of the course the student will be expected to able to:
Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree and a major sequence in psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC), or qualification assessed as equivalent by APAC. Ordinarily students would have completed the Monash course 3863 Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business or equivalent.
Admission to the honours year is determined solely by academic merit. The minimum requirement is a distinction average (70 per cent) in the four core third year psychology units however in practice the cut-off is generally in the 75-80 per cent range.
This course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and meets the requirements of the Australian Psychological Society for Associate Membership.
This course consists of two assessed components - supervised research project, coursework seminars and lectures, and a series of skills workshops. The course builds on knowledge gained in the undergraduate psychology major.
plus one elective unit from the following: