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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (60014) (BAPsych)

Admission Requirements:

Candidates must comply with the matriculation requirements for degree studies as set out in the General Prospectus under Admission to the University. The Admission Point Score (APS) is 36.

The programme shall extend over at least three years of full-time study

Level 1: (122 credits required)

Compulsory Modules (Psychology):

  • Introductory Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Ethics and Practice
  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Psychology
  • Psychological Coping

Compulsory Fundamental Modules:

  • Computer Literacy
  • Introduction to Philosophical Ideas II
  • Introduction to Philosophical Arguments
  • Introduction to Social Work Practice and Skills
  • Introduction to Industrial Psychology
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
  • Professional English

Level 2: (127 credits)

Core modules (Psychology)

  • ocial Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychological Assessment
  • Psychology in Gender
  • Traumatology

Compulsory Fundamental Modules:

  • Statistical Methods in Behavioural Science
  • IsiXhosa for Psychology Students

Compulsory Modules from other Disciplines:

  • Human Resource Management: Procurement
  • Labour Relations
  • Human Resource Management: Development

Level 3: (129 credits)

Core modules (Psychology):

  • Research Methodology
  • Fundamentals of Neuropsychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Relationship Psychology
  • Career Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Therapeutic Psychology

Core modules from other disciplines:

  • Human Resource Management: Reward Systems
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Emerging Human Resource Practices
Contact information
Miss Amy Nienaber
Undergraduate coordinator
Tel: 041 504 2780

Miss Adrielle Armoed
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 041 504 2776