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Postgraduate Diploma in Educational and Developmental Psychology

Massey University

Subject area

Education Studies



1 Year

Total student fees


over 1 Year - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The graduates will know and understand the theoretical underpinnings of practice in educational psychology. They will demonstrate ability to apply a broad range of psychological knowledge in practice and to carry out research in this field.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: A Masters degree in Educational and Developmental Psychology, or a Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Psychology, with a minimum B+ average; and at least 60 credits of approved undergraduate psychology courses with at least 45 credits at 200-level or higher; and meet the New Zealand Psychologists Board registration requirements as an Intern Educational Psychologist, and in terms of good character and fitness to be registered; and have access to a suitable psychology practice context and professional supervision; Police vetting, interview and selection process applies.

Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $8,968 $8,968
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $16,903 $16,903
Total $25,871 $25,871

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success

Successful course completions 74%

National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $50,526
Earnings range $35,451 - $59,978
In employment 75%
In further study 23%
On a benefit 1%

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


State Highway 57


Wallace Street
Mt Cook


Albany Expressway (SH17)

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