MA in Clinical Psychology (Coursework)

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Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities​​
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities​​
Department: Department of Psychology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MA in Clinical Psychology (Coursework)
Programme Code: M7012Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 73946

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2021


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.

Career Opportunities


Admission Requirements

08 July 2022

Selection Process

Students should be in possession of an honours degree or an equivalent degree in

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