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Educational Psychology

University of Malta

24 months
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10800 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Psychology in Educational Psychology programme from University of Malta 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.

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Overview

The overall aim of the Master of Psychology in Educational Psychology programme from University of Malta  is to equip students with the necessary educational psychology knowledge, values, attitudes and skills required to practise as an Educational Psychologist. 

This is done firstly through taught units on the theories and research on the promotion of health and wellbeing, development and learning of all children and young people, and on relevant prevention, assessment and intervention strategies. Secondly, 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.

Career opportunities and access to further studies

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family Therapy and Systemic Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents
  • Core Placement Educational Psychology - Children and Adolescents
  • Psychological Assessment of Children - Educational Focus
  • Human Development, Learning and Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants who are proficient in the Maltese Language and who are in possession of the following qualifications:

  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division), or an equivalent qualification from this or another university or
  • 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
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21600 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:

  • Total Tuition Fees: Eur 21,600
  • Yr 1: Eur 10,800 - Yr 2: Eur 10,800

Funding

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