M.A. On Campus

Psychology (Structured)

University of the Western Cape

12 months
6089 USD/year
2468 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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At Psychology (Structured) from the University of the Western Cape, you'll use the knowledge and research to impact society.


Psychology (Structured) from the University of the Western Cape belongs to the Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, a faculty for community-based, inter-professional education and research in the health and social sciences whose excellence in education and research is recognised globally.

Individuals within the faculty also actively contribute towards the national and international arena of publications and conferences in our niche areas of sport for development (ICESSD), scholarship of teaching and learning, social determinants of HIV/AIDS and CDL as well as child, family and community studies.

The faculty in all its operations and programmes continues to operationalise the UWC Institutional Operational Plan. Currently, the faculty’s community engagement commitments are extensive and growing. We have a multi-lateral agreement with the Western Cape Department of Health, where we place our students in clinical platforms and training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical and Social Issues 
  • Programme Evaluation
  • Qualitative Methodologies 
  • Survey Research Methods 
  • Advanced Quantitative Technology
  • Measurement Design and Construction 
  • Research Proposal and Thesis Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The study permit application form.
  • A valid passport.
  • An official letter from UWC stating that you have been accepted for the course and the duration of the course.
  • A police clearance certificate for every country you have lived in for more than a year since you were 18 (less than 6 months old).
  • A medical report
  • A repatriation fee
  • Accommodation details
  • Proof of sufficient funds to support you for the duration of your course

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6089 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    2468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2468 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Local R39,777 Per programme International: R97,437 Per programme

Living costs for Cape Town

9088 - 15529 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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