Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology
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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
Key Information for Students
A Bachelors degree in Education, Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Speech Language Therapy, or a related relevant discipline, with a minimum of a B average in the highest level course, or equivalent; and specific psychology courses, or equivalent; and 60 credits of approved undergraduate psychology of at least 45 credits at 200-level or above.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Examples of related scholarships
Ngā Ara Mātua Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
$2500 - This scholarship can be used for tuition fees and/or accommodation
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.