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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MCom Industrial Psychology (Research)
Programme Code: M1CIDQ
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
The purpose of this qualification is to develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This will require competence in the application of related research methodology, the ability to conduct and complete an approved research study, the oral and written competence to present results and findings, and the academic and personal maturity to critically reflect on all aspects of the study. The qualification will not lead to registration as an Industrial Psychologist with the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
Access will be granted to students who are in possession of an Honours qualification in Industrial Psychology or the equivalent thereof, which is evaluated as NQF level 8, and who has passed a module in Research methodology at NQF level 8 with a minimum of 65% average are eligible to apply. Acceptance is subjected to a selection process.
Since only a limited number of students can be accommodated annually, applications will be subjected to a selection process. The Dean of the College of Business and Economics may refuse a student admission to the Master’s qualification if he/she is of the opinion that the student’s academic background is inadequate.