Discipline of Psychology

Masters Degree In Psychology

Masters Degree In Psychology

Coursework Masters degrees in psychology (Clinical, Counselling and Industrial)

The Discipline of Psychology on the Howard College Campus offers the following Masters Degree by coursework:

  • Masters of Social Science (Clinical Psychology)
  • Masters of Social Science (Counselling Psychology)
  • Masters of Social Science (Industrial Psychology)
APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 ARE NOW CLOSED UNTIL NEXT YEAR for Clinical, Counselling and Industrial Psychology

 APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 will be open from about May 2019 please check this web site again in May 

Those applying for Clinical, Counselling or Educational Masters in 2019 must complete and download all the items listed below and return to the selected administrative office (Durban or Pietermaritzburg) by the 3rd July 2018: 

The 2019 Application fee for South African students is R200.00 (SADC countries, R470; Other countries, US $146). Proof of payment must accompany application.


Unfortunately No Emailed or online applications cannot be accepted.


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.

Various forms of financial assistance may be available on application from UKZN including scholarships and bursaries. See University of KwaZulu-Natal bursaries: http://studentfunding.ukzn.ac.za


Various Masters Degrees are offered on the Howard College (Durban) and Pietermaritzburg campuses of UKZN (Please see table below). Note that programmes on each campus vary. Be sure to select only one programme one UKZN campus. Duplicate or multiple applications will be rejected.

Students are invited to apply for admission to any of the programmes listed in the table below:
Name of Qualifications Campus Closing dates Interview Dates
Clinical Psychology Durban & Pietermaritzburg 3 July 2018 TBA
Counselling Psychology Durban & Pietermaritzburg 3 July 2018 TBA
Educational Psychology Pietermaritzburg 3 July 2018 TBA
Research Psychology Pietermaritzburg 30 July 2018 TBA
Industrial/Organisational Psychology Durban 3 July 2018
Health Promotion Durban 30 September 2018
Psychology & Society (by Dissertation only) Durban contact 031-2603341
Research Ethics (SARETI) Pietermaritzburg contact 033-2606162  Not offered in 2018


Documents for registered masters students
Students registered for masters degrees in the Discipline of Psychology will find the following documents useful:


Contact Us

For Further Details

Details of programmes Application forms can be found and downloaded at: https://psychology.ukzn.ac.za

Research Ethics (SARETI) masters details at http://sareti.ukzn.ac.za/


Contact details Durban Campus:


School of Psychology

Ms Ayanda Ntuli

Howard College Campus

University of KwaZulu-Natal



Telephone: +27(0)31 260 3341

Email: Ntulia@ukzn.ac.za