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Are you intrigued by the inner workings of the human mind?  Do you want to be able to influence behaviour in a way that brings about positive change?


PSYCHOLOGY

Higher Certificate in Community CounsellingBachelor of Arts: PsychologyBachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology: AcademicBachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology: BPsych EquivalentBachelor of Theology in Community Leadership: Psychology

APPLICATION FORM

Download, fill and submit your form by sending it back to us. Another way is completing the online application and hitting the submit button at the end.

Soon after your Application is in, an Admissions Officer will contact you, so make sure that your contact details are correct.

Downloadable 2018 Application Forms:

Postgraduate Certificates (PGCE) and Honours DegreesHigher Certificates and Bachelor Degrees

Online Applications for 2018 No online applications for BPsych Equivalent.

Higher Certificates and Bachelor DegreesPostgraduate Certificates (PGCE) and Honours Degrees

Bachelor of Psychology Honours (BPsych. Equivalent) Application for 2018 – Campus Only

BPsych. Equivalent App Form – must be delivered or posted. No emails accepted.

BPsych Equiv Referee form 2018 – must be emailed or posted by Referee directly to BPsych Administrator at bpsych-app@cornerstone.ac.za

BACHELOR OF ARTS: PSYCHOLOGY Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. SAQA ID: 87406 (376 CREDITS) The programme focuses on the theory and practice of psychology and counseling, personal development, family studies and broader mental health interventions. The programme helps students develop an integrated and relevant counseling praxis within the South African context. It also prepares students for further studies in psychology and trains them in foundational social research skills. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS • National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent; • Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent; • Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field. ALTERNATIVE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS • National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT); • Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent); • The conditions of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy for access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL; • Mature students (45 years or older) can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT.


BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS IN PSYCHOLOGY: ACADEMIC Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. SAQA ID: 79046 (130 CREDITS) The Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Psychology: Academic is aimed at providing students with the advanced theoretical knowledge and applied skills in the field of psychology. Students enrolled in the programme will extend their undergraduate knowledge through the integration of theoretical knowledge with the development of social science research competencies and practical skills. The programme will focus on further developing students’ critical-analytical and problem-solving skills within the discipline, with application to the South African context. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS • Candidate must have complied with all the requirements of an appropriate Bachelor’s degree or Postgraduate Diploma from a Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)-registered higher education institution before the beginning of the academic year for which he/she has enrolled; • Psychology III must have been passed with a minimum of 65%.


BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS IN PSYCHOLOGY: BPSYCH EQUIVALENT Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. SAQA ID: 79046 (140 CREDITS) This programme responds to the need for trained and registered counselors and life skills facilitators in South Africa, with a particular focus on the psychological challenges presented in communities. The programme helps students develop an integrated and relevant counseling praxis. This programme offers a comprehensive practical placement, integrated with academic and professional training. This practicum forms part of the BPsych Equivalent programme and is completed during the period of study. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS • Candidate must have complied with all the requirements of an appropriate Bachelor’s degree or Postgraduate Diploma from a Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)-registered higher education institution before the beginning of the academic year for which he/she has been selected; • Psychology III must have been passed with a minimum of 65%.


HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNITY COUNSELLINGRegistration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. SAQA ID: 96413. (122/124 CREDITS)

This programme trains and equips lay counsellors to be knowledgeable and effective in making a difference in the mental health and well-being of individuals in a variety of settings, including churches, schools, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and faith-based organisations. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational (with certificate pass); Matriculation Certificate or equivalent; Mature students (45 years or later) can be admitted, determined by the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) conditions and the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT).

Geraldine Franciscus (Head of Department)

Magan Erasmus

Celeste Swart

Sharon Johnson

Narissa Philander

cpd

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Workshops

All workshops will be hosted on campus in Salt River, Cape Town. For registrations and information, contact Magan Erasmus on magane@cornerstone.ac.za or call 021 448 0050.


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