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MA Counseling Psychology

MA Counseling Psychology - 2020


CLOSING DATE : 12 July 2019 @ 12:00pm Strictly

SELECTION WEEK: 26 – 30 August 2019

The Department of Psychology offers the MA (Counseling Psychology) programme, which leads to registration as a Counseling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa. This full-time programme encompasses the broad spectrum of Counseling Psychology, and is presented in English on the Kingsway Campus in Auckland Park. Due to the demands of this course you will not be able to hold any part time employment.

Following recent restructuring the 2019 programme will consist of one year of coursework and the completion of a minor dissertation. After completing the degree, you may apply for admission to an internship in Counseling Psychology.

To gain entrance to the MA (Counselling Psychology) programme, you have to apply for departmental selection. Please note you can only apply for either Clinical or Counselling.


Please follow the following steps in order to apply:

1. Apply online to study this course at UJ (Follow the "Study at UJ Apply" links on Main webpage)

2. Download the Application guide AND the Department Application form AND the Referee report form (Links below)

3. Complete the downloaded application form (as per instructions in the downloaded application guide) and either courier / hand deliver the completed form to the Department of Psychology.

4. Ask your referee to complete the form and to send it directly to the Department of Psychology.



a.       Application Guide - UJ 2020 Counselling MA

b.      Application Form - UJ 2020 Counselling MA

c.       Referee Form - UJ 2020 Counselling MA


Further enquiries:

1. Regarding the application process: Contact the Student Enrolment Centre on 011-559-4555

2. For course content (ONLY):    Counselling – Dr. S Ebrahim


Disclaimers :  Should you not follow the UJ application process correctly, we will not be held responsible for incomplete or unprocessed applications.

Please note that admission into the MA Counselling Programme is subject to a selection process. See Application Guide for selection process and selection criteria.