Short Course in Practical Psychometry

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Short Course in Practical Psychometry
Programme Code: KKS035

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 0
NQF Credits: 0

Application Start Date: 1 August 2023
Application End Date: 1 September 2023

Campus: Auckland Park Bunting Road

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 6 Months

Programme Fees


The purpose of this SLP is to prepare psychometrists to function effectively in any appropriate setting, including independent practice, by providing training and experience within the relevant scope of practice. The programme will prepare and give students entrance to the National Examination of the Professional Board for Psychology (HPCSA), after which they can register and practice as a psychometrist. As such the programme has a strong focus on theoretical aspect of testing and assessment.

Career Opportunities

The programme will prepare and give students entrance to the National Examination of the Professional Board for Psychology (HPCSA), after which they can register and practice as a psychometrist.

Admission Requirements

Applicants need to be in possession of an Honours degree in Psychology or Industrial Psychology. With an assessment module passed in the honours degree. Knowledge and an understanding of basic psychometric principles and psychometry is required.

Selection Process

Important notification to all qualifications: Please note that should you meet the above stipulated requirements, this would not automatically qualify you for the qualification. A further selection process will be conducted, upon which the College will notify you of its decision. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process.

More Information

Please use the following application Specific Token when applying: IPPMCEP   Programme offering: January-June semester one intake: Applications open on 1 August 2023 and close on 1 September 2023 July-December semester two intake: Applications open on 1 Feb 2023 and close on 1 March 2023
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