The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with: a broad-based, strong and cohesive knowledge foundation for further studies in Psychology; a knowledge foundation for applied and fundamental research in Psychology; analytical, interpretive and integrative skills that have practical value for society as a whole; and the ability to reflect on Psychology and have a holistic view of Psychology and its applications in various contexts.

The curriculum consists of a minimum of 22 semester modules compiled as follows:

First Year Second Year Third Year Semester modules
Psychology 1A&B Semester 1:
Psychology 2A (Developmental Psychology)
Semester 2:
*Psychology 2D (Positive Psychology)
OR *Psychology 2F (Contemporary Psychology)
OR *Psychology 2H (Personality Psychology)
OR Sport Psychology 2B (SPS2B21)
Semester 1:
Psychology 3A (Research Psychology)
Semester 2:
*Psychology 3D (Psychopathology)
OR Psychology 3F (Psychotherapy: Theories and Models)
6
Semester 1:
Psychology 2C (Social Psychology)
Semester 2:
*Psychology 2D (Positive Psychology)
OR *Psychology 2F (Contemporary Psychology)
OR *Psychology 2H (Personality Psychology)
OR * Sport Psychology 2B (SPS2B21)

*If this module has been selected as part of a major subject, it cannot be selected as a Psychology elective
Semester 1:
Psychology 3C (Child and Family Psychology)
OR Psychology 3E (Community Psychology)
OR Psychology 3G (Cognitive Psychology)
Semester 2:
Psychology 3D (Psychopathology)*
OR Psychology 3F (Psychotherapy: Theories and Models)

*If this module has been selected as part of a major subject, it cannot be selected as a Psychology elective
4
Second major 1A&B Second major 2A&B Second major 3A&B 6
Elective 1A&B Elective 2A&B 4
**English 1C&1D 2
8-semester modules 8-semester modules 6-semester modules 22

Second major options: Anthropology, Communication, Classical Culture and Mythologies, Education Studies; Historical Studies, Philosophy, Religion and Sociology.

Electives: Anthropology, Education Studies, Classical Culture and Mythologies, Communication, Historical Studies, Philosophy; Religion and Sociology.

*Please note that preference will be given to BA Psychology students for entrance into Psychology Honours

**Students who have achieved an A or B for English in matric may substitute English 1C & 1D with another elective.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 6, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Feb 2020
Duration
Full-time
Price
5,000 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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