Educational Psychology

Timetable

Times and locations of lectures and tutorials can be found on the timetable pages.

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
  • a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units
  • 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
  • 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.

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 their final semester of enrolment. Students who intend to undertake a higher degree by research (MPhil, PhD or EdD) in the future should enrol in the Dissertation, which has minimum enrolment standards. All master's students are advised to download and read carefully the Master's Dissertation Submission Instructions (doc, 782kB), Master's Dissertation Package (pdf, 598kB) and Master's Special Project Package (pdf, 313kB) before applying to enrol in their capstone unit/s.

Units of study outside the designation

Graduate diploma candidates may complete one unit (6 credit points), and master's candidates up to two units (12 credit points), from other designations within the school (with the exception of Higher Education).