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Applications now Closed!

Please Note, All Honours Applications for 2022 Intake are Now Closed!

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Important things to note!

  1. There is no online Application
  2. You are only allowed to apply to one campus
  3. No transfers will be allowed
  4. Closing Date for Manual Application is 30th September 2021
  5. No Late or Incomplete Applications will be considered

Overview

The Honours degree in Psychology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Pietermaritzburg Campus) is for candidates who have achieved reasonably good results in their undergraduate degree.  This Honours programme is designed to provide a critical and conceptual base for students wishing to proceed to higher degree studies in psychology.

Modules offered include: Research Fundamentals, the Research Project, Advanced Topics in African Psychology, Counselling and Therapeutics, Psychopathology, Gender and Sexuality, Psychological Assessment, African Feminism Womanism, and Negofeminism, Conceptual Foundations, Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Community Psychology and Service Learning, and Career Psychology in South Africa.

The duration of the programme is one academic year and it is offered on a full-time basis, i.e., the programme is not presented via distance learning. All modules are taught during the day and attendance is compulsory. All lectures and seminars for this Honours programme are conducted in English. Similarly, all learning materials and assessment activities are presented in English.

Admission

Selection for the UKZN Honours Programme in Psychology is primarily on merit, based on achievement in the undergraduate Psychology programme.  The Discipline of Psychology reserves the right to take other factors into account when selecting candidates.  Applicants must have majored in the required number of undergraduate Psychology credits at the first, second and third year levels. Acceptance into the programme depends on the number of places available.

Please note

DO NOT DO an online or C.A.O. Application for Post Grad Honours, only apply as indicated below, otherwise your application could get lost in the system

  • PLEASE NOTE THE APPLICATIONS FOR 2022 ARE NOW OPEN AS FROM THE 27 JULY 2021
  • CLOSING DATE FOR MANUAL APPLICATIONS WILL BE ON 30th SEPTEMBER 2021
  • LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. Successful candidates will be admitted at the beginning of each academic year.

Downloadable documentation regarding the application process Application Details & Documentation

Honours Programme Coordinator

Ms Khanyisile Nene

  • Discipline of Psychology
  • University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus
  • Email address: nenek@ukzn.ac.za

All documents must be emailed to... Postgraduate Administrator

Ms Priya Gayadeen

  • Discipline of Psychology
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus
  • Email address: Konan@ukzn.ac.za
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