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Bachelor of Psychology: Program 1 (Honours)

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Length: 1 year
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Bachelor's degree
Location: Port Elizabeth
Language: English

Program Description

Bachelor of Psychology: Program 1 (Honours) NMMUStudy Psychology in South Africa

The Bachelor of Psychology: Program 1 (Honours) at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa is an education programme through which students gain an advanced comprehension of psychology.

NMMU's Bachelor of Psychology: Program 1 (Honours) extends over 1 academic year of full-time study or 2 academic years of part-time study. The education programme is aimed at students who have finished a 3-year psychology undergraduate degree and who do not necessarily wish to pursue professional training at a 4th-year leve, but may want to continue their studies toward a masters degree.

Specific education modules included within the Bachelor of Psychology: Program 1 (Honours) are:

  • Marital and Family Interaction
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychometrics
  • Personality Psychology

The Bachelor of Psychology: Program 1 (Honours) is offered within the Faculty of Health Sciences, which aims to be at the forefront of education, training and research within the health and wellness environment. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Psychology: Program 1 (Honours), graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the exciting field of psychology, or continue on toward a masters degree in psychology.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the Bachelor of Psychology: Program 1 (Honours) at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa are:

  • hold a Bachelor’s degree with Psychology as a major module, and
  • have obtained a final mark of not less than 60% therein, and
  • comply with such other selection criteria as approved by the Faculty Management Committee (FMC) on recommendation by the Department of Psychology (e.g. if a period of 10 years or more has elapsed between graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a candidate for the Baccalaureus Artium Honores in Psychology shall be required to demonstrate that he/she possesses the expected knowledge outcomes of a current major in Psychology)

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is the largest higher education institution in the Eastern and Southern Cape. Approximately 10% of NMMU's 27,000 students are international students. The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University offers quality education in a vibrant, diverse environment...


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Location & accommodation

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

About Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth is situated 260 km from Knysna and about 800km from Cape Town. Located on the South Eastern coast of Africa, this major sea port and tourist destination is set along the beautiful shores of Algoa Bay, and is fondly referred to as the Friendly Eco-City. It is known for its sunshine and safe sandy beaches. For the tourist wanting a total South African experience, Port Elizabeth...


Contact information for Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University


University Way, Summerstrand
6000 Port Elizabeth
South Africa

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