13 Apr 2022
[Monash] School of Psychological Sciences
Become a Psychologist
Explore your passion for understanding human cognition and behaviour. Our accredited degrees puts you at the forefront of new discoveries in cognitive neuroscience and clinical psychology.
Developing students and research outcomes that improve quality of life. The Monash School of Psychological Sciences is ranked among the best in the world.
We're part of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
To practice as a psychologist, you must meet the requirements of the Psychology Board of Australia. This involves completing a minimum six-year sequence of study in psychology accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.
Students undertake an initial undergraduate degree with a major in psychology (or graduate pathway), then a fourth year in psychology to gain provisional registration. In order to become eligible to be a registered psychologist students undertake fifth and sixth (plus) years of study, whereas those seeking to develop research skills complete research training via a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
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