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Faculty Website: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Department of Psychology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MA in Clinical Psychology (Coursework)
Programme Code: M7012Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
After successful completion of this programme as well as the completion of an internship in clinical psychology, the student will be able to write the Board exam of the Health Professions Council of South Africa after completing a year of community service and may register as a Clinical Psychologist. Students should acquire advanced knowledge and (content) skills regarding relevant explanatory models and master micro skills regarding relevant application models. They should also master conceptualising skills. Students should thus be familiar with the application of relevant context skills to remedial, preventative, curative and fortigenic areas. The programme aims to deliver students with specialised and advanced required knowledge, skills, and applied competencies in various domains of Psychology. Students should also display competence in planning and conducting research.
Students should be in possession of an honours degree or an equivalent degree in Psychology.
Students are admitted to the programmes after they have been evaluated as suitable candidates by the department through a selection process. The number of students allowed
into the programmes is determined by the availability of staff, the availability of internships and market demands.