Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy

  • CRICOS Code: 056962J

Course overview

  • 4 years full time / 8 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students.


Develop advanced research skills while studying to be an educational psychology practitioner by completing a PhD in educational psychology.

With a focus on early childhood development, learning issues, mental health, life transitions and promoting wellbeing across the lifespan, you’ll gain grounding in the theoretical, conceptual and empirical foundations of educational psychology.

Real-life learning

Gain placements in a range of settings, including: primary and secondary schools, early learning centres, colleges, clinics, hospitals, private practice and community settings.


Successful completion of the course qualifies graduates to practice as a registered psychologist and become a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and Associate Member of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists.

Internationally recognised supervisors

We're home to a number of internationally recognised education experts, and at the cutting edge of teaching and research.

#1 in Australia for Education

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is number one in Australia for education and top six in the world.
(QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018)