M.A. (Clinical Psychology)


How do I go about applying for Funding at UCT?

Successful applicants may apply to UCT postgraduate funding office for a bursary. Please contact the postgraduate office at or tel.: +27 (0)21 650 2206. Alternatively, visit their website for more information. Please note that these forms are due anytime from July to Oct of the year preceding studies.

Is it compulsory to have an African language?

Applicants are expected to have made an effort towards obtaining another language other than English and Afrikaans within the South African context.

What is the highest qualification needed to apply for Masters in Clinical Psychology?

All applicants must be in possession of an Honours degree in psychology from a South African university, or an equivalent qualification recognised by the University of Cape Town and the Professional Board of Psychology. Students applying from outside of South Africa should apply to the South African Qualifications Authority to have their degree evaluated. Please visit the website for further information regarding the evaluation of foreign qualifications.

Students who are currently completing their Honours degree must submit a mid-year progress report.

When do the interviews take place?

The interviews will take place during the 1st week in August every year.

What are the fees for the M1 year?

Please contact the UCT Fees Office on 27 21 650 2134 to request this information. The course code for the M1 year is PSY5002W.