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MA Research Psychology (Coursework)

University of Pretoria
Program overview
Length: 1 year
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Master's degree
Start dates
January 2019  (English)
January 2020  (English)
January 2021  (English)

Program description

University of Pretoria Master Programs

MA in Research Psychology (Coursework) in South Africa

The MA Research Psychology (Coursework) is a full-time postgraduate program run by the University of Pretoria. As the most diverse Faculty at the University, Humanities offers an exciting range of programs and discipline-based majors. The Humanities programs offer part-time and full-time options and allow students to specialize in a chosen field.

Areas of study span the breadth and depth of the human experience. The University of Pretoria is home to 17 academic departments, two teaching and research units, five centers, an institute and a psychology clinic. The University offers programs across disciplines that bring together ideas and practice, in a place where you will think hard about what you stand for.

A rich array of choices awaits you to prepare you with knowledge and skills to become capable of making sense of the world and ready for a lifetime of learning. Your dedicated lecturers will ensure you receive the best tools to learn deeply and to continue learning across your lifetime.

Admission requirements

BSocSciHons or BAHons in Psychology. Assessment and selection.

Degree & diploma

MA Research Psychology

Integrated professional and academic training, equipping the candidate to function as a specialist researcher. Two full-time years of study; 50% entails coursework at the time ofregistration. A mini-dissertation on an appropriate topic.

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The University of Pretoria is the leading research university in South Africa and also one of the largest in the country. There are six different campuses and a number of other sites of operation such as the Pretoria Academic Hospital....

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Pretoria, South Africa

Pretoria, home to the University of Pretoria, is a city located in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa and one of the country's three capital cities.

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University of Pretoria

cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
0002 Pretoria
South Africa

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