Educational and Developmental Psychology Advanced - D6016

Educational and Developmental Psychology Advanced

Master degree

As a registered Psychologist, this course will prepare you to practise as an educational and developmental psychologist in a range of settings including primary and secondary schools, health and welfare services, hospitals, care facilities, clinics and private practice and within business and corporate environments.

The course has been designed to further develop you as an evidence-based practitioner and independent professional who has the theoretical, research, assessment and therapeutic skills required for the practice of educational and developmental psychology.

You will have the opportunity to apply theory to practice through 750 hours of supervised professional experience across the course. You will spend between two to three days per week on placement undertaking activities under the supervision of experienced practitioners who have an area of practice endorsement in educational and developmental psychology.

You will develop an advanced ability to think critically and analytically about the processes involved in educational and developmental psychology and the application of these to professional practice and research. The Master of Advanced Educational and Developmental Psychology course is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council .

With a further two years of supervised practice in educational and developmental psychology, graduates are currently eligible for endorsement as Educational and Developmental Psychologists with the Psychology Board of Australia.

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At a glance

Course Details

  • Multi-modal at Clayton: Full time & part time

Multi-modal delivery is available for domestic students only and is designed to cause minimal disruption to your working life. The bulk of your studies will be completed online, with full-time students attending one compulsory 3-day intensive face-to-face workshop at the Clayton Campus, currently planned for April 2022. Part-time students will either attend 1x 3 day intensive workshop or 2x 1.5 day intensive workshops, depending on course progression.

  • 1 year (full time)
  • 2 years (part time)
Start date
Term 1 (January)
Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology Advanced
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


To be eligible for admission, applicants must have current registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and must satisfy the following requirements:

  • have completed an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited Masters (coursework) degree in Psychology


  • have held General Registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia for a minimum duration of 12 months.

In addition, applicants must provide evidence of demonstrated suitability for work as a professional psychologist determined by completion of a supplementary form and at least one professional referee report.

For detailed information refer to our How to Apply for a Psychology Course page.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Inherent requirements

To complete your degree, you will need to demonstrate that you have the abilities, knowledge, and skills to achieve specific core learning outcomes, these are called inherent requirements.

Find out more about inherent requirements for this course.

The course is structured in two parts: Part A. Advanced studies in educational and developmental psychology and Part B. Advanced clinical placement.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code D6016.

In addition to providing your academic transcripts you will be required to provide supporting documentation and submit references via the Postgraduate Reference System. See How to apply for a Psychology course for the details.


Applications for Semester 1, 2023 open on 5 August, 2022. Applications will close on 27 October, 2022. Your application will be assessed once applications are closed.

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.