Educational Psychology

Course requirements

To qualify for the award of Master of Education (Educational Psychology), a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:

  • 24 credit points of core units; and
  • a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units; and
  • a maximum of 12 credit points from outside the Educational Psychology designation.

To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Educational Psychology), a candidate must complete 36 credit points, including:

  • 24 credit points of core units; and
  • a maximum of 6 credit points from outside the Educational Psychology designation.

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Educational Psychology), a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:

  • a minimum of 18 credit points of core units.

Please note: The availability of units of study, particularly electives, may vary from year to year.

Core units of study

Elective units of study

Capstone units of study

Master’s candidates must complete either the Special Project (6 credit points) or the Dissertation (12 credit points), normally in the final semester of enrolment.

Units of study outside the designation

Master’s and graduate diploma candidates may complete up to one (graduate diploma) or two (master’s) units from the list of postgraduate units of study offered by the Faculty.