M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Psychology (Coursework)

24 months
4654 EUR/year
2327 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Educational Psychology (Coursework) from University of Pretoria continues to develop into one of the largest and most diverse units in South Africa for the initial and advanced training of education professionals from across the world. 


Educational Psychology (Coursework) from University of Pretoria trains pre-service teachers.


Our graduates will become educational psychologists, principals, researchers, programme evaluators, curriculum designers, computer education and training experts, assessment specialists, education policy analysts, community development workers and education law advisors working in national and international agencies and organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career counselling 
  • Educational psychology assessment for learning and development 875 
  • Educational psychological learning support 
  • Mini-dissertation 
  • Educational psychology pathways to emotional and behavioural wellbeing 
  • Educational Psychology Practice 
  • Family-oriented intervention 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant BEd degree majoring in Psychology and honours degree in Educational Psychology or Bachelor of Psychology (BPsych) degree with Educational Psychology as a major or Bachelor’s degree majoring in Psychology and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and honours degree in Educational Psychology or Psychology
  • A cumulative weighted average of at least 60% for the relevant qualification/s to be considered for admission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4654 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4654 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2327 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2327 EUR per year during 24 months.

SA and SADC countries citizens - R40 000 

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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