Master of Educational Psychology

  • CRICOS code: 009699J

Where will this take me?



The Master of Educational Psychology qualifies graduates to practice as a registered psychologist. You will also become a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and Associate Member of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists. The course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. As a graduate, you can work in a range settings as a:

  • Psychologist
  • Student counsellor
  • Welfare coordinator
Government, community or private practise

On graduating, you can work in government, community or private practise, including:

  • Agencies treating children with emotional and behavioural difficulties
  • The Victorian Department of Education and Training
  • Clinics, hospitals and private psychological practice
  • Aged care.
Further study

Students may apply to transfer to the combined Master of Education Psychology/PhD after their first year, subject to meeting academic requirements.

Highly employable

Finish your course confident of gaining employment, thanks to the excellent reputation of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. We have been ranked as #1 in Australia and #12 in the world for Education*, meaning a degree from us is a globally-recognised achievement.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Education

Graduate pathways

Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.