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Continuing your psychology learning journey at Monash

You've completed this course, which is a fantastic achievement.

You’ve completed this course, which is a fantastic achievement.

The great thing about this course is that it’s part of a set of courses that create a for-credit pathway into Monash University’s fully online Graduate Diploma of Psychology (GDP). That means, if you successfully complete the full set of courses and are accepted into the GDP you will receive one unit of academic credit.

Learn more about the program

The Introduction to Psychology program enables you to explore psychology with the option to start a Graduate Diploma in psychology.

There are 6 Courses and 1 Assessment on this program:

Important notice: The last offering of the Program Final Assessment Course commences on the 28th October, 2019. The current Program will conclude with this Final Assessment Course. Other courses in the program will run as scheduled below:

Introduction to Psychology: The History and Science of Psychology 2nd September 2019
Investigate the history and science of psychology while mastering the basic principles of the scientific method.

Introduction to Psychology: Biological Psychology 2nd September, 2019
Understand the link between behaviour and human biology, and learn how genes and the environment influence our behaviour.

Introduction to Psychology: The Psychology of Learning 23rd September, 2019
Explore how new behaviours are learnt by examining different types of psychological conditioning.

Introduction to Psychology: Developmental Psychology 23rd September, 2019
Examine the physical, cognitive and social development we undergo throughout our lives.

Introduction to Psychology: The Psychology of Personality 14th October, 2019
Explore the complex factors and influences that help shape our personality and examine what makes us different, and why.

Introduction to Psychology: Sensation and Perception 14th October, 2019
Learn how our sensory systems work together to help us to perceive and respond to the world around us.

Introduction to Psychology: Final Assessment 28th October, 2019
To be offered a place on this final assessment course, you must have upgraded on, and successfully completed all six courses in the program. This assessment course will enable you to synthesize and apply the knowledge you have gained in the Introduction to Psychology program.

You will receive 1 academic credit for successfully completing this program if you continue your studies through Monash’s accredited online Graduate Diploma in Psychology.

Visit the Introduction to Psychology program page to learn more and register your interest.

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We look forward to learning with you.

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