Frequently Asked Questions

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The duration of your studies depends on which programme you are looking to study, and whether you are looking to study on a full-time or part-time basis. Please click on the following link to view our programmes.

Yes, we do offer distance learning. Please follow the link to our programmes to see if your preferred programme is available via distance learning.

Our programmes are accredited locally and all of them appear on the SAQA framework. International recognition depends on the country a student is looking to go to. If the country accepts South African qualifications they should accept our qualifications.

We have small online test and assignments for our online students and the marks from these will go towards the student’s year mark.

We have small online tests and assignments for our online students. The marks from these will go towards the student’s year mark.

No. Students are financially responsible for their textbooks.

No. All 3 practicals for the PGCE must be completed in South African schools only, preferably schools offering CAPS.

No but we do have a list of possible accommodation close to our campus.

For students who come straight out of High School or have never studied post matric it is necessary. Students can register for the AQL English test only.

No. To get admission into the PGCE a student is required to have a National Diploma or Degree worth 360 credits in any field other than education. A student with just an NSC can start with our any of our undergraduate programmes and eventually get into the PGCE.

The BA Honours (Academic) is offered as both full time and part time and can be completed over a year full time. It just focuses on the theory aspect and is best suited for students who want to go straight into their Masters in Psychology. The BPsych Equivalent is offered as a full time only programme over a period of 18 months. The programme has the theory aspect and practicum as well and is best suited for students who want to register with the Health Professions Council of South African to become registered counsellors. A student is still able to complete their Masters with the BPsych Equivalent qualification should they wish to.

Yes. The BPsych Equivalent is an Honours programme with the practicum aspect included as part of the honours programme.

No. We cannot give full credits from one qualification to the next so a students will be given 50% credits from their Honours academic to the BPsych and will still be required to the programme in one year 6 months.

No. Our institute opens from 8am – 19:30pm so classes are in the morning and afternoons only we do not have any evening classes.