Master of Psychology in Educational Psychology

Master of Psychology in Educational Psychology

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: June 30
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: €23
Full-time
Intakes: October

Program overview

Students have 9 hours of supervised field placement per week throughout the course for them to develop the professional values, ethics, attitudes and skills to address the various needs of children through individual, group, system, and society level strategies. Thirdly students are also provided with training in research including the submission of a dissertation. The Master of Psychology in Educational Psychology programme is the only route in Malta through which, when followed by two years of supervised practice, individuals can obtain a warrant to practice as Educational Psychologists.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • TOEFL iBT
  • IELTS
The Course shall be open to applicants who are proficient in the Maltese Language and who are in possession of the following qualifications: (a) a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division), or an equivalent qualification from this or another university or (b) a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division), together with a Master’s degree in Psychology-related areas from this or another University or (c) a Bachelor degree in Psychology or a Bachelor degree with Psychology as a main area of study, in both cases obtained with at least Category IIA or another degree in a related area deemed relevant by the Board of Studies obtained with at least Second Class (Honours)(Upper Division), provided that all applicants applying in terms of this paragraph would either have obtained 60 ECTS credits in Psychology, as approved by the Board, following the award of their degree, or have obtained the Higher Diploma in Psychology with at least Pass with Merit, which together with their degree are deemed to be comparable to the qualification indicated in paragraph (a). Please see the full list of requirements on the website.

Career opportunities

Persons who acquire the Master of Psychology in Educational Psychology degree, followed by two years of supervised practice, can work as warranted Educational Psychologists in schools and other education, mental health and community settings. Educational psychologists often work with children and families at risk, children and young people with developmental, learning difficulties and disabilities, including socio-emotional, behavioural and academic challenges arising from individual as well as contextual factors. The Master of Psychology in Educational Psychology also provides candidates access to doctoral programmes in psychology both locally and overseas.

Campus location

Msida , Malta

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