Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy

4-5 years full time, 8-10 years part time (part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International students
Course CRICOS code: 056962J

The Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy enables students to become practitioners while developing advanced research skills and experience to enhance their capacity to work in professionally related tertiary programs.

It provides a grounding in the theoretical, conceptual and empirical foundations of professional practice in educational psychology, and the opportunity for students to develop skills relevant to professional practice through supervised professional experience. It provides the opportunity for students to undertake a substantial piece of original research within the field of practice of educational psychology and related practice.

This is a 4-year course. The first year is comprised of coursework, the PhD component is completed over the final three years.

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RTP only. Australian fee-paying places not available.

This course is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP). Under the RTP, domestic students are exempt from tuition fees for the normal duration of the course. This exemption is valid for up to four years for students enrolled in a doctoral program and up to two years for a research master’s degree. More details on RTP and other fees you may need to pay.

Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more