BA Hons in Industrial Psychology

General

Program Description

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student in analysing, interpreting and understanding industrial psychology principles and methods. It further develops the intellectual, research and professional skills of the student. The qualification prepares students to meaningfully contribute to organisations’ human resource acquisition, utilisation and development interventions. An industrial psychology Honours graduate will be able to apply for post-Honours training and internship programmes in psychometrics. Completion of such an internship will enable them to register as psychometrics with the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

Admission requirements

A potential student should be in possession of an acceptable Baccalaureus Degree qualification on NQF level 6 with Industrial Psychology as a major subject (i.e. Industrial Psychology 1, 2 and 3), or the equivalent thereof. An average of 65% will allow a potential student to apply for the Honours course. Exposure to a formal research module at the undergraduate level is essential. Exposure to a formal module(s) in Human Resource Management and/or Psychology and/or Business Management will be a recommendation.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Contact details

Name: Ms J Sitemele
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2185 / Email: joycesi@uj.ac.za

Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less