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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$2,101 /year
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Commerce Honours (BCom Honours)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:College of Business and Economics
Campus:Kingsway Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The purpose of this 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 training and an internship will enable them to register as psychometrists with the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The qualification also prepares students for further study in Industrial Psychology

Curriculum

Contemporary Issues in Organisation and Career Psychology

Industrial Psychological Testing and Assessment

Organisational Wellness

Research Design and Analysis: Quantitative Research

Contemporary Issues in Personnel Psychology

Psychometric Theory

Research Design and Analysis: Qualitative Research

Admission Requirements

A potential student should be in possession of an acceptable Baccalaureus degree qualification on NQF level 7 with Industrial Psychology as a major module (i.e. Industrial Psychology1, 2 and 3), or the equivalent thereof.

An average of 70% for all Industrial Psychology modules will allow a potential student to apply for the honours programme. Applicants will undergo an assessment as part of the selection process.

The top ranked applicants will be selected to register for the BComHons (Industrial Psychology) degree in accordance to the University’s Enrolment Plan.

Exposure to a formal research module at 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.

Since only a limited number of students can be accommodated annually, applicants will be subjected to a selection process. The Dean of the College of Business and Economics may refuse a student admission to the honours qualification if he/she is of the opinion that the student’s academic background is inadequate.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please note the following:

— No application fee will be charged for online applications.

— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.

PAPER APPLICATIONS

Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.

NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.

Career Opportunities

Human Resources Organisational Development (OD) Manager.

Trainer.

Talent Management Specialist.

Behaviour Analyst.

Human Resources Practice Manager.

Consultant.

Research Analyst.

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,101
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $2,285

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R34,845‬

35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.

All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000

International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000

ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For International Students:
**
International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R34,845‬) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R37,885‬
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.

Relevant Contact

 
Dr Karolina Laba
Qualification Leader
 
Stephan Ferreira
Administrative Coordinator