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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Monash University

Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

South Africa School of Social Science


Faculty of Arts

South Africa School of Social Science


South Africa

Honours studies in this area will advance students' knowledge and competencies in the discipline of psychology.

Students are required to complete 48 points of study comprising of a thesis and research and theoretical units.


Units are 12 points unless otherwise indicated.

Part A. Research (24 points)

Students complete:

  • AZA4440 Psychology research project (24 points)

Part B. Coursework (24 points)


Students complete:

  • AZA4420 Adult psychopathology (6 points)
  • AZA4430 Counselling (6 points)
  • AZA4445 Social Issues in psychology (6 points)
  • AZA4480 Psychological testing and assessment (6 points)

Relevant courses

4087 Honours degree of Bachelor of Social Science