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Faculty Website: Faculty of Education
Department: Department of Educational Psychology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: DEd in Educational Psychology
Programme Code: P5PSYQ
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 10
NQF Credits: 360
The DEd (Educational Psychology) requires a candidate to undertake research at an advanced academic level culminating in the production, defence and acceptance of a thesis. The defining characteristic of the qualification is that the candidate is required to demonstrate high-level research capability and make a significant and original academic contribution to the field of Educational Psychology.
Prospective candidates will have obtained a MEd (Educational Psychology).
Academic performance&%2358; students need to have attained a minimum of 65% in their previous degree. If 65% was not attained, prior learning and experience in the field may be taken into consideration and students could be allowed to register based on a pre-registration research proposal which is accepted by the Department of Educational Psychology.
Applicants’ ability to communicate both in oral and written format may be assessed in a screening procedure. Proficiency in a word processing package and internet use is strongly recommended.