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We focus on developing critical conceptual skills and an in-depth understanding of the discipline of Psychology. The purpose of studying psychology is ultimately not only to gain insight into the fascinating field of human behaviour, but also to learn how to apply this knowledge in our personal lives and in various professional contexts.
   Prof Tharina Guse
   Head of Department
   [email protected]
2020 Intake:  Professional Master's in Psychology (3 Programmes) 
Please click here for the instructions and application packages for the Master's in Clinical, Counselling and Research Psychology - Applicants may only apply for ONE of the Master's Programmes, additional applications will not be accepted
CPD Accreditation Inactive 
The Department of Psychology's CPD Accreditation Committee  is not accepting or processing any applications for accreditation of CPD activities until further notice.  Should you wish to apply for accreditation, please contact the Professional Board of Psychology at the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) directly for a list of Approved Accreditors for the Professional Board for Psychology on
Clubs, Conferences, Events and Workshops:  Department of Psychology  
Please click here for more information
Psychology Booklet:  
Please click here for the latest Psychology booklet containing information on the undergraduate modules, honours, master's and doctorate programmes.
UP Virtual Web
In an effort to engage more effectively with various stakeholders, the University will no longer host a general Open Day, but launched an interactive, online web application, which will provide a comprehensive overview of the academic offerings, campuses and facilities and can be viewed on the following link
View the Public Lecture by Eminent Scholar, Prof Nelson Maldonado-Torres of 06 March 2019 here


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