MA (Thesis) Coordinator : Prof Lou-Marie Kruger
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M.A. / M.Sc. Psychology (Thesis)
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Admission and selection requirements
into the programme an Honours degree obtained with a minimum average of 65%, or
an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, is required.
Applications must be accompanied by a brief, preliminary research proposal.
Programme structure and contents
which requires a minimum of one year of study, focuses on the acquisition and
broadening of knowledge in a specific area of Psychology. It also aims at the
development of research skills, particularly with respect to the planning and
execution of research and the reporting of research results.
It entails the completion of a thesis (180 credits), the topic of which is
determined in consultation with a supervisor. It is preferable that the study
forms part of an existing departmental research project and, where possible,
focuses on a psychosocial problem within the South African context. The thesis
may be written in Afrikaans or English. On completion of the thesis, in
consultation with the supervisor, students are expected to prepare a paper for
publication which is based on their
The thesis is examined
according to the University's regulations for the examination of masters theses
as stipulated in the section on advanced degrees in Part 1 of the Prospectus.
MA Application Form
Programme co-ordinator: Professor Lou-Marie Kruger
Tel.: (021) 808 2869
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