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BA Honours (Psychology): Applications for 2018 are open until 31 October 2017 @ 12h00

BA Honou​rs Psychology

Duration for full-time students: 1 year 

Duration for part-time students: 2 years 



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. Click on the titles below to download the application documents.

2018 Honours Prospectus

2018 Departmental Application FORM​​

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 Janine Hambidge

Tel. (021) 959 2834


MA Research Psycholo​​gy: Applications for 2017 are now closed

 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 sociacontrol


      2017  Application Form

      2017 Confidential Referee Report​

      2017 Cover Letter

      2017 MA Psych Research Prospectus

  • ​​​For more information, please contact Ms Meg​​an Adams

Clinical and Counselling (MPsych): Course code 8815​ ​

    • Applications for 2018 are now open. Applications close on 31 May 2017.

    • One year of coursework and one year of internship in an accredited psychological setting, such as a psychiatrichospital, 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 (Clinical & Counselling) APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:

  • MPsych Application Process: Instructions & General Information

  • MPsych Application Form

  • MPsych Summary Page
  • Confidential Referee Report

For more information, pl​​ease email the MPsych Team at:  

MA Psychology (thesis only): Applications for 2017 now closed​

**  An unstructured  Masters degree in psychology by thesis only


2017 Application Form

2017 Confidential Referee Report

2017 Prospectus​​

For more information, please contact Ms Megan Ada​ms: 

Tel. (021) 959 2453

Email ​ 






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