Unisa Courses Psychology 2025/2026

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Unisa Courses Psychology 2025/2026

Unisa Courses Psychology 2025/2026

A Guide to 2025/2026 Offerings: Unisa Psychology Courses:

Applications for the academic year 2025/2026 at Unisa have been opened for both undergraduate courses, postgraduate courses, Masters and Doctoral courses and short courses. Prospective students who are willing to study Psychology at the University of South Africa can commence their application process during the application period.

If you have a keen interest in understanding human behaviour, emotions, and mental processes, UNISA’s psychology courses provide an excellent opportunity to delve into this fascinating field. Psychology is a discipline that explores the complexities of the human mind and behaviour, offering valuable insights into various aspects of human experience. UNISA’s psychology courses are designed to equip students with a solid foundation in psychological theory, research methodologies, and practical applications

To decide whether to pursue a psychology degree at Unisa in the 2025/2026 academic year, you’ll need to know what courses are offered. This guide gives you the details you need to organise your academic journey by providing a thorough list of psychology courses that Unisa is currently offering.

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Unisa Psychology Courses Application Date 2025/2026

  • Applications for MA Clinical for 2025 will open between May and June 2024.
  • Applications for admission to master’s and doctoral qualifications for the 2025 academic year will be open from September to November 2024 (some exceptions apply).
  • Please apply online and ensure that you submit all the necessary documentation (you will be informed of what documents to submit in the online application forms).
  • No hard-copy applications will be accepted. In addition, incomplete applications will not be considered.

Unisa Psychology Courses Offered For 2025/2026

The following are the courses and programmes in Psychology for the academic year 2025/2026:

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology:

master’s degree by coursework requires a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual dependence, and a research project culminating in the acceptance of a dissertation of limited scope. The curriculum generally comprises subjects where you are required to write examinations and submit a research proposal module and a mini-dissertation.

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Admission requirements:

  • A bachelor’s honours degree in Psychology or an accredited BPsych degree.
  • Students who also hold an appropriate postgraduate diploma or a 480-credit bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 96 credits at NQF level 8 in psychology with an average of 60% can apply for admission into the programme.
  • A student who is admitted on the strength of a postgraduate diploma or a 480-credit bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 96 credits at NQF level 8 and who has not completed a module in research methodology may be required to complete such a module (HMPYC80) at NQF level 8 for non-degree purposes (NDP) before he/she will be allowed to register for the module in research of which the outcome is the research proposal. International students must meet the English language requirement.

Application fee:

  • Pay the online application fee of R125,00 once you have received your Unisa student number.

Bachelor of Arts (Health Sciences and Social Services):

The purpose of this qualification is to familiarise learners with the content and basic theories of several disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, at the basic and intermediate levels, and to provide them with a deeper grasp of one or more of these disciplines taken at exit level (level 6), as well as to enable them to place new knowledge in context and to use appropriate methods for seeking resolution of problems.

Below is the list of Psychology courses offered at Unisa in the field of Bachelor of Arts ( Health Sciences and Social Sciences):

  • AFL1501 – Language Through an African Lens
  • APY1501 – Anthropology in a Diverse World
  • PLS2601 – Critical Reasoning
  • PYC1501 – Basic Psychology
  • PYC1502 – Psychology in Society

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How To Choose Unisa Psychology Courses Modules 2025/2026

Each Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of NQF-level credits within a certain amount of time to graduate.

  • Co-requisite: Module A is a co-requisite for Module B. You want to register for Module B but have not yet passed Module A. You must then register for both Modules A and B simultaneously. You may NOT cancel your registration for Module A unless Module B is also cancelled.
  • Pre-requisite: If Module A is a pre-requisite for Module B, you must pass Module A before you may register for Module B.

You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits/modules per academic year and/or semester: 60 credits per semester or 120 credits per academic year.

The maximum number of credits does not include supplementary and/or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree / non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.

You must consider your available time when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately

  • 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules.
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.

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UNISA Contact

Contact Detail Of Unisa

  • 0800 00 1870
  • Contact details for student assistance and service

Ethics Hotline:

  • 0800 075 278
  • unisa@thehotline.co.za

Visit Unisa

  • Main campus:
    Preller Street, Muckleneuk Ridge, Pretoria
  • Sunnyside campus (applications, registrations & learning centre):
    Cnr Justice Mahomed & Steve Biko Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria

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