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Psychology (Thesis)

University of the Western Cape

12 months
Duration
6089 USD/year
2468 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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Apply date
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About

At Psychology (Thesis) from the University of the Western Cape, you'll use the knowledge and research to impact society.

Overview

Psychology (Thesis) 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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

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.

Funding

MERIT AWARDS FOR FIRST YEARS

CRITERIA

Applicable to South African Citizens and permanent residents only who have matriculated the year prior to first enrolment

APPLICATION PROCESS

Student must apply via Financial Aid office at the beginning of the institutions academic year

ALLOCATION OF FUNDING

Level 7 - 100% tuition fees

Level 6 - 75% tuition fee

CLOSING DATE

As per date stipulated on Application form

REGISTRATION

Students who qualify will be informed via e-mail

UWC SENIOR BURSARY AWARDS

CRITERIA

Applicable to South African Citizens and permanent residents

Criteria is based on academic performance and need

APPLICATION PROCESS

All Senior undergraduate students who applied for financial aid and qualifies with a 65% and above average

ALLOCATION OF FUNDING

Part of tuition fees only

CLOSING DATE

31 August 2015 @ 14h00

To download the Senior Students Financial Aid Application form please click Financial aid Application.pdf

NSFAS LOAN/BURSARY

CRITERIA

Applicable to South African citizens and permanent residents

All registered Full-time undergraduate Degree students who were promoted previous year and obtained an average of 55% and above

APPLICATION PROCESS

Seniors must apply in the previous year

New First year students when they are accepted at University

ALLOCATION OF FUNDING

Amount allocated will depend on the students individual need as indicated by the Nsfas Means test.

Depending on your end year results up to 40% of your Nsfas loan may be converted into a bursary.

Repayment commences when the student completes their studies and not surety is required

Nsfas also has full cost bursaries available to students depending on course registered as well as availability of funding.

CLOSING DATE

Senior and 2015 First year Registered students – 31 August 2015 @ 14h00

New First Years – 29 February 2016

OTHER BURSARIES

All students in receipt of a bursary must submit proof of bursary to the Financial Aid Office prior to registration which will be forwarded to Student Credit Management for clearance

Full cost bursary Holders pay the minimum registration fees

Registration for part cost bursary holders will depend on the allocated amount of the bursary

For other bursaries please check on the UWC website as well on all government department websites for applications for funding.

FINANCIAL AID CONTACT DETAILS

Office Hours 08h30 -16h30 (Extended hours during Registration Period)

Office situated at UWC Prefabs behind Student Administration Building

Financial Aid Help desk Number 021 959 9753/2737

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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