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Study Psychology in South Africa
The PhD in Psychology at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa is an education programme through which students develop an in-depth knowledge within the field of psychology.
NMMU's PhD in Psychology is offered to students on the school's South Campus over a period of either 2 years full-time or part-time. The education curriculum of this programme is made up completely of research project and thesis, a total of 240 credit points. The thesis must be written on an approved topic in the field of Psychology.
The PhD in Psychology is offered within NMMU's Faculty of Health Sciences. This Faculty aims to be at the forefront of education, research, and training within the health and wellness environment.
Upon completion of the PhD in Psychology, graduates possess an expertise in the field of psychology and are well-prepared to launch successful careers within, for instance, clinical psychology or counselling psychology.
Admission requirements for the PhD in Psychology at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa are:
- completion of a Master's degree or other qualification approved by Senate, may be accepted
- candidate must contact the Head of Department before applying for admission
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
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 conducive...
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
About Port Elizabeth
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