Course Description

Educational psychology is relevant across the lifespan. It covers areas as diverse as early childhood development to learning issues, mental health programs and careers advice.
The Master of Educational Psychology is a professional qualification for psychologists who wish to pursue a career in a wide range of settings, including early childhood centres, schools, tertiary colleges and universities, either as staff members or as private practitioners.
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Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $32,000 per year full-time, $64,000 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