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Psychology

Stellenbosch University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
3530 EUR/year
2258 EUR/year
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About

The Psychology programmes at the Stellenbosch University are based on research leading to a thesis in the case of the master's or a dissertation in the case of the doctorate, contributing 100% to the final mark.

Overview

The Psychology programme at the Stellenbosch University focuses on the acquisition and broadening of knowledge in a specific area of Psychology. It also aims to development your research skills, particularly with respect to the planning and execution of research and the reporting of research results. On completion of the thesis, in consultation with the supervisor, you must prepare a paper for publication which is based on your research.

What we offer

These programmes are based on research leading to a thesis in the case of the master's or a dissertation in the case of the doctorate, contributing 100% to the final mark. Research in these programmes is usually part of departmental research projects. These include projects on:

  • Culture and mental health
  • Women's mental health
  • Family well-being
  • Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Sexuality and HIV/Aids
  • Childhood fears
  • Applied community psychology
  • Aggression

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Research Methodology
  • Social Psychology
  • Career Psychology
  • Community Psychology
  • Family Psychology
  • Child Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified. This implies that your original qualification documents (academic transcript and accompanying degree certificate) which you recieved upon graduation must be stamped and signed by the awarding institution
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • An Honours degree in Psychology or an equivalent qualification acceptable to Senate for admission to the programme
  • Applications must be accompanied by a brief, preliminary research proposal

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3530 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3530 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2258 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2258 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • SADC and Africa: R45,000
  • International: R70,350

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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