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Psychology is a diverse field that involves knowledge of human behavior and the mind. Research psychology conducts experiments to better understand personality and social behavior. Applied psychology uses the results of research to solve social problems.

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7 Results in Psychology, Africa

University of Johannesburg

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. Th ... [+]

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This will require competence in the application of related research methodology, the ability to conduct and complete an approved research study, the oral and written competence to present results and findings, and the academic and personal maturity to critically reflect on all aspects of the study.

Admission requirements

An Honour's qualification in Industrial Psychology on NQF Level 7 or 8 with a minimum of 65% average. Statistical methods or analytical techniques must have been included in undergraduate curricula. Potential students must have passed a module in research methodology at Honours NQF Level 8. Related experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management will also be assessed. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

This coursework Master’s Degree assists qualified social workers in advancing their counselling abilities in the field of clinical social work practice. This qualificatio ... [+]

This coursework Master’s Degree assists qualified social workers in advancing their counselling abilities in the field of clinical social work practice. You will acquire these through seven modules, e.g.: Contemporary Theories; Complex Behaviour and Environmental Change; Assessment, Intervention and Evaluation; Mental Health; and the Development of the Therapeutic Self. In addition, you will apply this knowledge during a one-year internship programme, focused on micro and messo interventions. In your second year, you undertake a research project to demonstrate your research competence.

This qualification empowers students to work as private or specialist practitioners in their particular work contexts.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

Students are required to complete a course on SIA methodologies, advanced social research (ASR) as well as a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. Students a ... [+]

Students are required to complete a course on SIA methodologies, advanced social research (ASR) as well as a minor dissertation on an approved, relevant topic. Students also acquire SPSS skills and competencies.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in one of the following subjects: Sociology, Industrial Sociology, Geography, Philosophy, Historical Studies, Development Studies, Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Politics, Public Governance, Social Work and Economics.

If a student does not comply with the requirements mentioned above, admission may be granted by the Dean of the Faculty, at the recommendation of the Chairperson of the Department.

Contact details

Name: Dr Liela Groenewald Tel: 011 559 2884 / Email: lielagr@uj.ac.za... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

Students develop advanced quantitative and qualitative research skills in Psychology. Such skills can lead to a research-based or academic career. Application of research ... [+]

Students develop advanced quantitative and qualitative research skills in Psychology. Such skills can lead to a research-based or academic career. Application of research methodology and the competent communication of research findings must be demonstrated; students must thus be able to conduct independent research. The attendance of workshops and/or contact sessions will be required.

Admission requirements

The minimum admission requirement is 65% in an Honours Degree in Psychology which normally should have been obtained within the previous five years.

Contact details

Name: Prof T Guse Tel: 011 559 3248/ Email: tguse@uj.ac.za

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The MA (Counselling Psychology) programme leads to registration as Counselling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of ... [+]

The MA (Counselling Psychology) programme leads to registration as Counselling Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). This full-time programme encompasses the broad spectrum of Counselling Psychology. The programme consists of a research component (completion of a minor dissertation) as well as attending workshops, contact sessions and practical work.

After successful completion of the Degree, students apply for an internship in Counselling Psychology.

Admission requirements

Students should be in possession of an Honours Degree or an equivalent Degree in Psychology. Students are admitted to the programme after they have been evaluated as suitable candidates by the department through a selection process. The number of students allowed into the programme is determined by the availability of staff, the availability of internships and market demands. The closing date for applications and the dates for selection are determined annually by the department. Application forms and information are obtainable from the department.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The MA (Clinical Psychology) programme leads to registration as Clinical Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South ... [+]

The MA (Clinical Psychology) programme leads to registration as Clinical Psychologist with the Professional Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

This full-time programme encompasses the broad spectrum of Clinical Psychology. The programme consists of a research component (completion of a minor dissertation) as well as attending workshops, contact sessions and practical work.

After successful completion of the Degree, students apply for an internship in Clinical Psychology. In accordance with regulations by the Department of Health, students also have to complete one year of Community Service after completion of the internship.

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Pan Africa Christian University

This is one of its kind program in Africa. An MAMFT approach focuses on the strengths and resiliency of family systems and communal resources to restore and build family ... [+]

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT) INTRODUCTION

This is one of its kind program in Africa. An MAMFT approach focuses on the strengths and resiliency of family systems and communal resources to restore and build family relationships.

Why study Family Therapy? Couples & family in Kenya today face daily challenges in a rapidly changing social context, marital instability and an increase in separation/divorce, changing parent-child expectations and increasing conflict, rise in substance use and addictive behaviors, brutal acts of family violence and Child neglect, economic and employment stressors and breakdown of extended family relationships and the list continues.... [-]

Kenya Nairobi
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus