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BA Honours (Psychology)

BA Honou​rs Psychology

Duration for full-time students: 1 year 

Duration for part-time students: 2 years 

 

BASIC PROGRAMME STRUCTURE:

Students are required to select six modules from the level 4 psychology (Honours) modules.

A module offered at Honours level in another department may be substituted for one on of the Psychology (Honours) modules.

2014-2015 PROSPECTUS (available here...)​​

2014-2015 APPLICATION FORM (available here...)

Admission requirements:

 A Bachelor’s degree approved by the Senate of the university 

 A minimum of 65% in the final Psychology 3 examination

For more information, please contact Ms Thelma Fennie: Tel- (021) 959 3095, Email- tfennie@uwc.ac.za ​


MA Research Psychology

One year of course work and one year of internship in a research setting.  A mini-thesis has to be completed to fulfill the requirements of the degree.

This structured degree leads to registration with the Professional Board for Psychology as a research psychologist. 

Courses include:

  •  Philosophical and social issues of psychology

  •  Research methodology

  •  Programme Evaluation and Consultancy

  •  Professional Ethics for Research Psychology

  •  Psychological measurement

  •  Skills training

  •  Community research,

  •  Health psychology research

  •  Sexuality and social control.

    MA RESEARCH APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:

    Application Form (click here...)

    Confidential Referee Report (click here...)

    Cover Letter (click here...)

    MA Research 2014 Prospectus (click here...)​

    For more information, please contact Ms Thelma Fennie: Tel- (021) 959 3095, Email- tfennie@uwc.ac.za 


    M. Psych (Clinical)

    ¨ One year of coursework and one year of internship in an accredited psychological setting, such as a psychiatric hospital, counselling centre or school.

    ¨ A mini-thesis has to be completed to fulfill the requirements of the degree.

    ¨ This degree leads to registration with the Professional Board for Psychology as a psychologist in one of two areas depending on the internship setting accreditation - counselling or clinical psychology. 

    Courses include

    ·  Psychological Interventions

    ·  Psychopathology

    ·  Psychodiagnostics

    ·  Clinical Health Psychology

    ·  Professional Ethics

    ·  Psychological assessment

    ·  Contextual/Community psychology

    ·  Neuropsychology

    ·  A number of electives, such as psychopharmacology, school systems interventions, crisis counseling, grief   counselling ​


    MPSYCH APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:

    Application Form​ (click here...)

    Confidential Referee Report (click here...)

    Cover Letter (click here...)

    Summary Page (click here...)

    Prospectus(click here...)​​​​

    For more information, please contact Mr Lito Daniels: Tel- (021) 959 3093, Email- ledaniels@uwc.ac.za ​


MA Psychology

**  An unstructured  Masters degree in psychology by thesis only

MA PSYCHOLOGY (THESIS ONLY) DOCUMENTS:

Application Form (click here...)

Confidential Referee Report (click here...)​

Cover Letter (click here...)​


 For more information, please contact Ms Thelma Fennie: Tel- (021) 959 3095, Email- tfennie@uwc.ac.za  

 


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