Course Description

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.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $34,400 per year full-time, $68,800 total course cost


2 years full time, 4 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Psychology postgraduate courses at University of Melbourne rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 74.7% (national average 72.6%)
Improved skills: 81.1% (national average 80.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 88.9% (national average 82.7%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Melbourne. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Psychology postgraduate courses at University of Melbourne had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.0% (national average 81.2%)
Studying full time: 33.6% (national average 15.0%)
Median full time salary: $79,100 (national average $75,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 009699J

Entry Requirements

  • A four-year degree* in psychology with upper second class Honours (at least 75%), or
  • An equivalent qualification* in psychology which renders the applicant eligible for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society, or
  • Current registration as a psychologist and demonstrated current compliance with Registration Board continuing professional development requirements.

All applicants must also submit:

  • three academic referee reports – referees to fill out the online form.