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Why study the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business?

If you want to apply psychological training in a business environment, this course will give you the skills. You will gain an understanding of the major principles of psychology and psychology specifically in a business environment. The course covers core business disciplines and provides specialised knowledge in one business area through exposure to a broad cross-section of topics.


Areas of study

Areas of study include:

  • Psychology Plus one of the following majors
  • Accountancy
  • Applied economics
  • Banking and financial management
  • Business law and taxation
  • Econometrics and business statistics
  • International business management
  • Management
  • Strategic marketing


Duration

The course takes three years of full-time study to complete.


Course structure

The course comprises an undergraduate major in psychology, accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, core business units and a major sequence offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University Malaysia.

The Monash University Handbook has detailed information about the structure and requirements for the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business.


Career outcomes

A wide range of careers are open to graduates with qualifications in both business and psychology. They include:

  • organisational psychologist
  • human resources manager
  • industrial relations consultant
  • market researcher
  • public policy adviser
  • training and development coordinator
  • international business manager.

Graduates wishing to practise as a psychologist will need to undertake further study and training.


Entry requirements

To enter Monash University, students must satisfy particular academic, English language and age requirements.


Entry scores

You will need the following entry scores for the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business:


Pre-university qualifications

Year2017
A Level GCE7
Australian Year 12 ATAR70
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education18
Indian School Certificate Examination60%
All India Senior School Certificate65%
Indonesia SMA38
International Baccalaureate  (IB) Diploma25
Kenya, Certificate of Secondary Education7
Malaysia, STPM8.33
Malaysia, UEC6
Malaysia, Matriculation Program2
Ontario Secondary School Diploma - Grade 1272.4%
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)1710
South Africa, National Senior Certificate (2009 onwards)31
Sri Lanka A Level9
Vietnam, High School Diploma8


Foundation Years

Year2017
Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2016/2017*67.5%*
UNIPREP/UNSW Foundation Studies6.5
The University of Melbourne College Trinity Foundation Studies67%
Sunway Foundation in Arts60%

*The undergraduate entry requirements published are for students who commence the MUFY program in 2016/2017.


Prerequisites

Mathematics (Australian Year 11 equivalent) is a formal prerequisite for the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business.


Fees


Tuition

In 2016, annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • RM35,000 for Malaysian students
  • RM38,500 for international students.


Once-only fees

  • Application - RM100
  • Registration - RM200


Per-semester fee

  • General amenities - RM100


Visa application fee for new international student

  • Indonesia - RM 2,840
  • Other countries - RM 2,008


Intake periods

Each year, there are three intake periods in February, July and October for the Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business.


Credit

Applications for credit can include credit transfer for previous study or recognition of prior learning.


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More information

For more information about this degree, contact us.

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