Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology

Massey University

Subject area

Education Studies

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Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree in Education, Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Speech Language Therapy, or a related relevant discipline, having achieved a grade average of at least a B, or equivalent; and 60 credits of approved undergraduate psychology.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology will be able to effectively and successfully demonstrate skills in the integration and application of educational, developmental, and psychological discipline knowledge and research to support the lifelong learning and development of 21st century citizens. They will be able to contribute to the research and scholarship that guides and informs professional practice and the wider discipline. Graduates are distinguished by their ability to critically apply discipline knowledge and research, to better understand the complex dimensions of a range of current educational, developmental and psychological issues, practices and/or policies. Graduates will possess the necessary foundations to pursue further postgraduate study for professional practice in Psychology, Educational and Developmental Psychology, Education and related fields. Graduates will develop skills and experience that will enhance and advance their careers in the following areas: * Inclusive and special education (early childhood to tertiary) * Professional development and human management within organisations * Leadership and consultation in educational settings * Behaviour and learning support work and specialist education support * Community support and consultation roles * Research and policy development

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Curriculum and Education Studies at this level can earn:

$61,000

Median earnings one year after study

$65,000

Median earnings two years after study

$72,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

88%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship

Provided by:

Massey University

Website:

http://goo.gl/EdxDZ

Value:

A minimum of $3,000 and up to $5,000 for full-time students, or pro-rated for part time students.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263
Email: contact@massey.ac.nz
Web: http://www.massey.ac.nz

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