Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (60014) (BAPsych)

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 350.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 365.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics or Technical Mathematics or 65% for Mathematical Literacy.
  • 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)

  • Social 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
Dr Ulricha De Klerk
Lecturer and Registered Counsellor Co-ordinator
Tel: 041 504 2977
ulricha.deklerk@mandela.ac.za

Ms Luzanne Visagie
Undergraduate and BPsych Programme Administrator
Tel: 041 504 2776
Luzanne.Visagie@mandela.ac.za

Ms Lauren Yew-Siong
Undergraduate Coordinator
Tel: 041 504 2780
Lauren.Yew-Siong@mandela.ac.za

Ms Carmen Thurnher
Honours Programme Administrator
Tel: 041 504 2776
Carmen.Thurnher@mandela.ac.za