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Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy

  • CRICOS Code: 056962J

Where will this take me?

Overview

Careers

Become qualified to work as an educational psychologist with expert skills in counselling, psychological assessment, research methods, intervention, group work, consultation and multidisciplinary team work. In addition, through your major research project, you will gain advanced research skills.

Education

You may find work in schools and other education settings as a:

  • Psychologist
  • Student counsellor
  • Welfare coordinator.
Government and community

Many of our graduates find work in government education and health departments, and agencies treating children with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Hospitals and private practise

Graduates with interests outside of the field of education can seek positions in clinics, hospitals and private psychological practice.

Academia

You could become a thought-leader and undertake your own research at universities in Australia and overseas.

Accreditation

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.