MEd Educational Psychology (Coursework)

Programme Code


Closing Dates

  • SA – 31/07/2022
  • Non-SA – 31/07/2022

Admission Requirements

  1. Relevant BEd degree majoring in Psychology and an honours degree in Educational Psychology or Bachelor of Psychology (BPsych) degree and an honours degree in Educational Psychology/Psychology or Bachelor’s degree majoring in Psychology and Education (200), and an honours degree in Educational Psychology
  2. A cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for the honours degree

Selection Process

Selection is done after the closing date, based on the following:

  • Candidates who achieved a cumulative weighted average of at least 65% in the relevant honours degree will receive preference
  • Relevant academic/work experience
  • Interviews with the HoD and programme coordinator to clarify aspects of the application, research concept note or the research interests
  • The availability of supervision capacity for the research projects in the department


Minimum duration of study

2 years, full-time

Faculty Notes

The Faculty of Education at the 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. A distinguishing characteristic of the Faculty is that it not only trains pre-service teachers but also 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.

Enquiries about the programme

Name: Prof MR Mampane
Tel:  012 420 2339
E-Mail: [email protected]
How to apply

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