Taught course

Educational Psychology

University of Melbourne

Entry requirements

To be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • A four-year Australian Psychology Accreditation Council-accredited degree in psychology with a weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%), completed within the last 10 years. (Namely a three-year major in psychology as part of an undergraduate degree plus a fourth year Honours specialising in psychology or equivalent.)

Months of entry


Course content

The Master of Educational Psychology is for students who want to work in a range of educational settings upon graduation. These settings include being in schools as a psychologist, student counsellor or welfare coordinator. Or within agencies treating children with emotional and behavioural difficulties or aged care.

Successful completion of the course will qualify you to practice as a registered psychologist and become a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and Associate Member of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists.

One of only four educational psychology courses in the country, our highly regarded Master of Educational Psychology will prepare you to work as a registered psychologist supporting individuals with developmental and learning issues. The course will provide you with valuable skills in counselling, psychological assessment, research methods, intervention, group work, consultation and multidisciplinary team work.

Information for international students

All applicants must meet English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Melbourne Graduate School of Education
+61 3 9035 5511