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Master of Psychology **
A Master of Psychology program typically provides advanced training in the field of psychology and is designed to prepare students for a wide range of careers in psychology or related fields. The specific curriculum and focus of the program can vary depending on the institution and the specialization within psychology.
** indicates that these programmes will be offered at the end of 2023
This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform.
i. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Level 6, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by the HEP Senate;
ii. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting a CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.*
iii. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree (non-psychology, Level 6, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 with a minimum 45 credits of prerequisites modules in Psychology or a graduate Diploma in Psychology or its equivalent as accepted by the HEP Senate
iv. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree (non-psychology, Level 6, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and a Master’s degree in Psychology with a minimum 45 credits of prerequisites modules in Psychology or a graduate diploma in Psychology or its equivalent as accepted by the HEP Senate
v. Other relevant equivalent qualifications to above requirements.
* Rigorous internal assessment may include independent panel interview, GRE psychology examination, and relevant extensive experience.
vi. APEL. A Certificate
vii. English requirement: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent.
Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%
Upon successful completion of this Master of Psychology programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
- Doctor of Philosophy
- Administrators and/or practitioner at government agencies, corporate organizations, educational institutions, health institutions and research agencies
- Lecturer for Psychology related degree programmes
- Senior Manager
- Professional Psychologist (according to the specialization)