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Field of Study

Psychology Education

Master of Educational Studies

This program prepares teachers to teach psychology in the senior phase of schooling.

You'll be provided with opportunities to develop the appropriate content and pedagogical content knowledge and teaching strategies, not only for a professional learning pathway into senior secondary psychology teaching, but also as valuable background if you're interested in related areas of study such as Behaviour Management, Counselling or Business Psychology.

Highlights

23 in the world for education

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for education

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Business psychologist
  • Cognitive behaviour specialist
  • School psychologist
  • School counsellor

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Psychology Curriculum: Design and Resources
  • Psychology Curriculum: Professional Practice
  • Psychology: Brain and Cognition
  • Psychology: Individual and Social Behaviour

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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