Psychology is relevant to almost every aspect of people’s lives. As society has become more complex, Psychology has come to play an increasingly important role in understanding human behaviour and in shaping interventions to ensure optimal functioning of individuals, group and communities.
The study of Psychology at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg can complement a range of other courses in both the humanities and social sciences, shape contributions in the world of work and can lead to a professional career in one of the psychology specialisations.
Topics studied may include:
You can apply until:
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The Bachelor of Arts (BA) three-year full-time programme includes two majors and 22 courses. You will study your major in first, second, and third years, with each year adding different and more complex aspects of the subject, so you become specialised in your chosen field.
When choosing your majors and courses, keep your career goals and interests in mind, to ensure that you’re fully equipped for a specific profession.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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