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Admissions information for domestic students
Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental)


Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Admission to the program requires four years of APAC approved study in psychology with a minimum of distinction average. These qualifications must have been completed within the last 10 years. Applicants with international qualifications will need to have their qualifications assessed by the APS - Australian Psychological Society. For further information please visit the APS website. Selection will be based on academic merit and personal suitability. Intending applicants should ensure they possess such qualifications. Confidential referee reports are required. The closing date for applications is usually end October and selection for short-listed applicants will include an interview, usually held in late November or early December.

Applicants should also meet the faculty's English Language Requirements.

Extra requirements

Applicants for the Master of Psychology and Master of Psychology/PhD programs must obtain and maintain provisional registration with the Psychology Board of Australia's (PBA) before commencing their study.

The PBA requires that applicants, whether domestic or international who completed any of their secondary or tertiary studies in a medium other than English must supply an IELTS test result and meet their English language requirements for provisional registration as a psychologist before commencing the program. For further information please visit:

All applicants must submit a Master of Psychology Supplementary Information Form and a Master of Psychology Professional Referee Report Form. For further information please visit the How to apply for a Psychology degree webpage.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.


Semester one (March)

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Semester two (July)

This course is not available for Second Semester (July) entry.

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    The Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental) is an APAC accredited program and will qualify graduates to register as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA). Graduates will meet most requirements for membership of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

    The program prepares graduates to practise as educational and developmental psychologists in a range of settings including primary and secondary schools, health and welfare services, care facilities, and within business and corporate environments.

    For more detailed information regarding the role and employment prospects of educational and developmental psychologists, students should consult the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists' website.

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