Master of Arts in Psychology
The Master of Arts degree in Psychology is structured in such a way that it exposes students to a wide range of psychological theories and research. The Master`s degree by dissertation offers students the opportunity to research various contemporary psychological issues and concerns. The degree requires students to complete a dissertation that integrates psychological theories with practical psychological issues. Students will be guided to conduct independent qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods research.
- Admission will be considered for a student who has completed a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Psychology or a relevant NQF8 qualification from an accredited provider of higher education.
- The BA Honours in Psychology or any other equivalent qualification should be passed with a minimum average score of 65%.
Duration of Programme
1 year: Full-Time and 2 years: Part-time
Master’s Degree Dissertation Credits and Fees
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There are many career opportunities for people with a Master of Arts degree in Psychology in both the private and public sectors. These include lecturing in higher education institutions, working for non-governmental organisations and working as social science researchers
Dr. Mahlatse Modipane, email; Mahlatse.Modipane@ump.ac.za