MPhil Industrial Psychology: Professional (Coursework)Home » University Courses »
Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MPhil Industrial Psychology: Professional (Coursework)
Programme Code: M1PIPQ
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 240
The purpose of this qualification is to develop applied competence at an advanced level, specifically in the analysis, interpretation and application of industrial psychology principles and methods. The student should furthermore be able to identify, contextualise, and/or interpret industrial psychological theories and research. During the course of study the students will further develop their written and oral communication skills and demonstrate competence in independently undertaking and concluding advanced and original scientific research. The qualification may allow access to an internship which may eventually lead to registration as an Industrial Psychologist with the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
Students who are in possession of an Honours qualification in Industrial Psychology (NQF level 8), with an average of 65% for the Honours programme and who have passed a module in Research Methodology at NQF level 8, are eligible to apply for the Master’s in Industrial Psychology. Eligible applicants are subjected to a selection process as numbers are restricted.