List of Universities offering Psychology in South Africa

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Studying and comprehending people’s actions is what psychologists do best. In psychology, we look at how people think and feel as well as how they behave. Psychologists try to understand why people act the way they do, and they also try to predict what a person would do in a given situation.

Product design, advertising, crime prevention, and law enforcement all rely on psychologists. A psychologist who excels in their field can simultaneously work as an academic and as a consultant for businesses and law enforcement agencies..

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The question “How can I become a psychologist?” is probably on your mind now that you’ve learned about psychology and how it can benefit you. If you want to pursue a career in psychology, the following paragraphs will tell you which universities in South Africa you can apply to.

Psychology in South Africa

Cornerstone Institute

The Psychological Society of South Africa has certified the following psychology programs at Cornerstone Institute.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (B psych) B psych equivalent (Registered Counselor) Tel: +27 21 488 0050 OX
  • Geraldine F. (geraldinef@cornerstone.ac.za)
  • www.cornerstone.ac.za
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University of Fort Hare

Only Masters Degree Courses at the University of Fort Hare are accredited by the Psychological Society of South Africa. MA Counseling Psychology and MA Industrial Psychology are the degrees available.

Website: www.uth.ac.za Tel: 040 653 2312

Free State University

Only Postgraduate Degrees are recognised by the Psychological Society of South Africa at Free State University. M Soc Sci Clinical Psychology and M Soc Sci Counseling Psychology are the degree programs.

  • 0514012114 OX Tel: 0514012114 Email: info@ufs.ac.za
  • http://www.ufs.ac.za/
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NorthWest University, Mafikeng Campus

The authorized psychology program at NorthWest University’s Mafikeng Campus is a postgraduate one. The student receives his MA/MSOC SCI in Clinical Psychology upon completion of his studies.

Website: www.nwu.ac.za Tel: (+2718) 386 2111

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

The Psychological Society of South Africa has accredited Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. B Psych Equivalent (Psychometry), BA/BCOM (Hons) Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and B Psych (Registered Counselor) are the undergraduate programs, while MA Clinical Psychology, MA Counseling Psychology, and MA/COM Industrial Psychology are the postgraduate degrees.

  • Email: info@nmmu.ac.za Tel: 041 504 1111
  • http://www.nmmu.ac.za/

Rhodes University

The Psychological Society of South Africa has accredited Rhodes University’s Post Graduate Psychology programs. MA Clinical Psychology, MA Counseling Psychology

  • Tel: 0466038148
  • Email: registra@ru.ac.za
  • Website: www.ru.ac.za

NorthWest University, VAAL Triangle Campus

There are various psychology choices at NorthWest University’s VAAL Triangle Campus for both freshmen and postgraduates. The undergraduate programs are B Psych Program, B Psych Equivalent Program, and Psychometry, whereas the postgraduate program is MCOM/MA Industrial Psychology.

  • +27 16 910 3111 OX
  • www.nwu.ac.uk

North West University, Potchefstroom Campus

The following Northwest University Potchefstroom Campus programs are accredited by the Psychological Society of South Africa

  • MA/MSC Clinical Psychology
  • MA/MSC Applied Psychology
  • MA/MSC Applied Psychology
  • MA/MSC Applied Psychology
  • MA/MSC Applied Psychology
  • MA/MSC Applied Psychology
  • MA/MSC Applied Psychology
  •  MA/MSC Counseling Psychology
  • MCOM/MA Industrial Psychology
  • MA/MSC Industrial Psychology
  • Undergraduate programs include BCOM (HONS) / BA (HONS) Industrial Psych/ Bsc (HONS) Psychology.

 

Sefako Makgatho University

The Psychological Society of South Africa has accredited Sefako Makgatho University’s postgraduate psychology program.

The program is called M sc Clinical Psychology, and the phone number is 012 521 4203.

  • SMU’s website is www.smu.ac.za.

University of Cape Town

You can pursue degrees in the following programs at the University of Cape Town:

MA in Clinical Psychology, MA / M SO SCI/MSc in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

  • Email: rosalind.adams@uct.ac.za Tel: 012 650 2105

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