Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and Political Science)

Programme overview:

Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and Political Science) next start date Next start date: 12 February 2024
14 May 2024
23 July 2024
1 October 2024
Next New Students Orientation Date:
12 February 2024
Returning Students Start Date:
5 February 2024
Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and Political Science) study mode Campuses:
Cape Town - Mowbray
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and Political Science) duration Duration: Full-Time: Minimum: 3 Years Maximum: 5 Years Online Part-Time: Minimum: 5 Years Maximum: 7 Years

Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Humanities and Arts | Degree | Degree: Bachelor of Arts | Saqa Id: 120745
The Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and Political Science) degree is a broad and flexible qualification rounded in the behavioural and social sciences. It prepares you for work in many disciplines and is an excellent foundation for a wide range of possible careers. 
This degree aims to develop critical thinking and provide you with an in-depth understanding of human behaviour from different perspectives. It prepares you for work in many disciplines and is an excellent foundation for a wide range of possible careers. As you progress to your third year, you will learn how to apply theoretical knowledge gained throughout the duration of this degree to real-world contexts. Because of our degree’s unique emphasis on practical application, you will select, conduct, and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL). In addition, by introducing you to research, we are preparing you for postgraduate studies, a unique offering of this undergraduate degree. 

More information:

Entry requirements
1. South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor's degree endorsement. 
2. Or a National Certificate (Vocational) level 4 issued by the Council of General and Further Education and Training with a Bachelor’s degree endorsement. 
3. Or a letter or certificate confirming an exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf) for any other school-leaving results. 
4. Or completion of a Bachelor’s degree. 
5. Or completion of a relevant Foundation Programme along with a letter or certificate of exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf). 
6. Or completion of a relevant Higher Certificate 
7. And 25 Eduvos points or more. 
8. And a minimum of 50% in English Language in Grade 12 equivalent. 
From R63 600 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information. 

Eduvos offers flexible payment options

Programme accreditation
  • Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE).
  • Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).  
Possible career options
  • Communications 
  • Human Resources 
  • Research  
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Mowbray, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), East London, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark

International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
This is an outline of the modules for this qualification per level.

Data for intake starting: 12 February 2024

    Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and Political Science) - Year 1
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Psychology 1A (PYGPA1-B11) - Core
    Psychology 1B (PYGPB1-B22) - Core
    Industrial Psychology 1A (PYOPA1-B33) - Core
    Political Science 1A (HUPSA1-B33) - Core
    Industrial Psychology 1B (PYOPB1-B44) - Core
    Political Science 1B (HUPSB1-B44) - Core
    Linguistics 1B (HUELB1-B44) - Fundamental
    Linguistics 1A (HUELA1-B33) - Fundamental
    Communication Science 1B (HUCSB1-B22) - Fundamental
    Media Studies 1B (MSMSB1-B22) - Fundamental
    Communication Science 1A (HUCSA1-B11) - Fundamental
    Media Studies 1A (MSMSA1-B11) - Fundamental

    Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and Political Science) - Year 2
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Political Science 2A (HUPSA2-B11) - Core
    Industrial Psychology 2A (PYOPA2-B11) - Core
    Political Science 2B (HUPSB2-B22) - Core
    Positive Psychology (PYPPA2-B22) - Core
    Industrial Psychology 2B (PYOPB2-B22) - Core
    Personalities Theory 2A (PYPTA2-B33) - Core
    Personalities Theory 2B (PYPTB2-B44) - Core
    Cultural Studies (HUSCA2-B44) - Fundamental
    Media Studies 2B (MSMSB2-B44) - Fundamental
    Media Studies 2A (MSMSA2-B33) - Fundamental
    Research Methodology (CORMA2-B11) - Fundamental

    Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and Political Science) - Year 3
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Research Project (HURPA3-B14) - Core
    Work Integrated Learning (BA) (HUWLA3-B14) - Core
    Political Science 3A (HUPSA3-B11) - Core
    Organisational Assessment and Evaluation (PYPAA3-B11) - Core
    Political Science 3B (HUPSB3-B22) - Core
    Group Dynamics (PYGDA3-B22) - Core
    Statistical Research Methods in Social Science (HURSA3-B33) - Core
    Counselling and Therapy Skills (PYCTA3-B44) - Core