MA in Counselling Psychology (Coursework)

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Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities​​
Faculty: 
Department: Department of Psychology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MA in Counselling Psychology (Coursework)
Programme Code: M7017Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 73948

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022

Purpose

After successful completion of this programme as well as the completion of an internship in
counselling psychology, the student will be able to write the Board exam of the Health
Professions Council of South Africa and may register as a Counselling Psychologist. Students
should acquire advanced knowledge and 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

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

08-Jul-22

Selection Process

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

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