Educational Psychology

Outcomes

At the conclusion of this designated degree students should be able to:

  • understand research and theory concerning the psychology of human learning and development
  • demonstrate a familiarity with research across a range of areas in Educational Psychology
  • review, evaluate and critique research and theory in the field of Educational Psychology
  • be familiar with current theoretical and methodological debates in Educational Psychology
  • speak with authority on the "best evidence position" on one or more topics in the field
  • develop an understanding of conceptual frameworks for research in Educational Psychology
  • apply research findings to the design of learning environments in varied settings
  • apply the findings from recent research in Educational Psychology to educational policy and practice.

Master of Education (Educational Psychology)

To qualify for the award of Master of Education (Educational Psychology) candidates must complete 8 units of study (48 credit points), including

  • a minimum of 5 units of study (30 credit points) from this specialisation, comprising:
    - 4 units of study (24 credit points) of core units; and
    - a minimum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of elective units from the table below; plus
  • a minimum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of capstone units; and
  • a maximum of 2 units of study (12 credit points) of postgraduate Education units which can be chosen from any designation within the Master of Education program.

Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Educational Psychology)

To qualify for the award Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Educational Psychology) candidates must complete 6 units of study (36 credit points), including

  • 4 units of study (24 credit points) of core units; and
  • a minimum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of elective units from the table below; plus
  • a maximum of 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of postgraduate Education units which can be chosen from any designation within the Master of Education program.

Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Educational Psychology)

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Educational Psychology) candidates must complete 4 units of study (24 credit points), comprising

  • 3 units of study (18 credit points) of core units; and
  • 1 unit of study (6 credit points) of elective units from the table below.

Course convenor

Associate Professor Richard Walker
Phone 02 9351 6274
Room 523, Education Building, A35
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