COURSE: BA IN HEALTH SCIENCES (APPLIED PSYCHOL...

University of South Africa, UNISA
Type:
N/A
Duration:
Full Time / Part Time
The purpose of the programme is to equip students with the necessary psychological and social knowledge, attitudes, skills and applied competence to be trained as counsellors on postgraduate level in various contexts.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years part time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • Basic psychology

  • Psychology in society

  • The anthropological study of culture in a multicultural context

  • Critical reasoning

  • Understanding language usage: an African cultural perspective


Second year subjects:


  • Personality theories

  • Adulthood and maturity

  • Counselling skills

  • Community psychology: re-imagining community

  • Basic measurement and questionnaire design in Psychology

  • Research in the social sciences


Third year subjects:


  • Social psychology

  • Abnormal behaviour and mental health

  • Cognition: thinking, memory and problem solving

  • Psychological research

  • Interpersonal skills in diverse contexts

  • Community psychology: intervention strategies


Careers: health practitioner manager, health psychologist, counsellor, health facilitator, health educator.

Source: www.unisa.ac.za‚Äč