Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology are detailed on the regulations button.

Applicants must:

  • hold a completed Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Speech Language Therapy, or a related relevant discipline, with a B average across all courses (or equivalent) and
  • have completed at least 60 credits of approved psychology courses including at least 45 credits at 200 level or higher, having achieved a grade average of at least a B and
  • have completed sufficient study and research in the area of psychology/educational psychology to be able to satisfy New Zealand Psychologists Board registration requirements and
  • have completed at least one year of full time or equivalent part-time professional experience in a field relevant to the certificate.

This programme replaces the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Psychology for new enrolments from 2019.

Successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology will enable you to  apply for  the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational and Developmental Psychology (Internship).

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Educational and Developmental Psychology (Internship) is by Selected Entry only.

What documents do you need to supply to support your application?

  • a copy of your academic transcript/s
  • a copy of your current curriculum vitae, including details of your educational and professional qualifications, employment history with dates and descriptions of roles and responsibilities, membership of associations/organisations, and a list of professional publications and research reports.
  • a brief summary of research you have undertaken including the title and abstract of your Master’s thesis if it is not included on your academic transcript or CV.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Transition

This programme replaces the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Psychology for new enrolments from 2019.

Students who were admitted to the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Psychology and who had completed 30 credits by the end of 2018, will be required to complete the remaining 30 credits within three years of being admitted to the programme.

Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology structure

To qualify for the award of the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology, students will be required to complete two compulsory courses (60 credits) and attend all contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

Completion of this programme requires attendance at compulsory block workshops at the Auckland campus.

Students shall complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology within two years of admission to the programme

These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates

Courses

Please see the regulations button for Course information. If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course Search.
256.854 Educational and Developmental Psychology Assessment
256.855 Educational and Developmental Psychology Practice

Majors or endorsements

The Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology is awarded without endorsement.


How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

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