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Welcome to the Department of Psychology

We focus on developing critical conceptual skills and an in-depth understanding of the discipline of Psychology. The purpose of studying psychology is ultimately not only to gain insight into the fascinating field of human behaviour, but also to learn how to apply this knowledge in our personal lives and in various professional contexts.


Scroll Down for the Links to the Honours, Academic Master’s & PhD as well as the Professional Master’s in Clinical, Counselling & Research Psychology webpage links.


Useful Quick Links:

  • Click here for the UP Curriculum Booklet
  • Click here for the Psychology Under- and Postgraduate Booklet
  • Click here for Parents and Guardians Information
  • Departmental Email Address:  [email protected]
  • Click here for information on the UP Psyche Student Society, which includes Mental Health Matters Podcast Links
  • Click here for information on Conferences, Events and the CPD Journal Club at the Department of Psychology


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