Masters Degree



The Discipline of Psychology offers the following Masters Degrees:

  • By coursework and research:
    Clinical, Counselling, Educational, Industrial, Research Psychology and Health Promotion, SARETI Masters (MSocSc) in Research Ethics.
  • By research dissertation only: Psychology and Society: Research in Critical Psychology and social issues.
    Standard Research Masters degree in Psychology.

Click below for the following documents

The Research Masters 2013 closing date for applications is the 25th October 2013

If you wish to apply for Masters in 2013, all of the below items need to be completed and returned to the Discipline by the 12th July 2013:

University of KwaZulu-Natal bursaries:

Status Form

University of KwaZulu-Natal Application Form 2013 NB: Note 2013 Application fee on letter to master students eg. Local students R150.00  

Application Form for Currently Registered Students 

These Masters Degrees are offered on the Howard College (Durban) and Pietermaritzburg campuses of UKZN (Please see table below).

There is considerable competition for admission to these qualifications. Preference is given to students with good academic results, and to those proficient in an African language.

There are various forms of financial assistance available on application from UKZN including scholarships and bursaries. Students are invited to apply for admission to any of the courses listed in the table below:


Name of Qualifications


Closing dates

Interview Dates

Clinical Psychology

Durban & Pietermaritzburg


Counselling Psychology

Durban& Pietermaritzburg


Educational Psychology



Research Psychology



Industrial/Organisational Psychology


contact 031-2607425


Health Promotion


contact 031-2607425


Psychology & Society (by Dissertation only)


contact 031-2607425


Research Ethics (SARETI)


contact 033-2606162


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For Further Details

Details of courses and Application forms can be found and downloaded at:

Research ethics masters details at

Contact details Pietermaritzburg Campus:
School of Psychology
Ms Nondumiso Khanyile
Pietermaritzburg Campus 
University of KwaZulu-Natal 
Telephone: +27(0)33 260 5853
Fax: +27(0)33 260 5809

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