Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and English

Programme overview:

Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and English next start date Next start date: 11 August 2021
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and English study mode Study mode: Full-time
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and English duration Duration:
Minimum: 3 years
Maximum: 5 years
Full-time only
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and English support Support: Fully supported
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and English learning type Learning type: Real-world learning

Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Humanities and Arts | Degree

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree prepares you for work in many disciplines and is an excellent foundation for careers in human resources, public relations, communications, teaching, psychology and political science.

Our BA degree is a broad and flexible qualification, rounded in the behavioural and social sciences. This degree aims to develop critical thinking and provide you with an in-depth understanding of human behaviour from different perspectives. You will be introduced to both the fields of general and industrial psychology and will have a choice of Human Resource, English or Politics as a second major. As you progress to third year, you will learn how to apply theoretical knowledge gained throughout the duration of this degree to real-world contexts.

Intake:
Semester 1: February
Semester 2: July

More information:

Entry requirements
• You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry;
Or
• If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).
Or
• You should have successfully completed the relevant Eduvos or any other approved foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
Or
• You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification..
And
• You need 25 or more Eduvos points.
• You need 50% or above for Grade 12 English.
Pricing
Price:
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Annual Price Tier 1 R 62600 R 64700 R 56000
Annual Price Tier 2 R 73200 R 76900 R 76900
Monthly Price Tier 1 R 6758 R 6985 R 6046
Monthly Price Tier 2 R 7902 R 8302 R 8302
 

Tier 1 Campuses: Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, East London, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Vanderbijlpark

Tier 2 Campuses: Midrand, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Pretoria, Bedfordview, Durban

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
Put your creative and critical thinking skills to good use. 

Graduating with the BA degree can form a foundation for many careers as this degree helps students acquire a wide range of interpersonal skills, which can be put to use in a number of different positions. Some positions would require further training as is common with most three-year degrees, while others draw on the skills developed throughout the BA degree.
 
The Eduvos programme provides for two core disciplines, which will enable students to have more than one option for postgraduate studies.

The careers and jobs for you, as a BA graduate and will allow you to use your creativity and people skills to make a considered difference to society. 
• Communications
• Management
• Legislative and political careers
• Human resources
• Market research
• Public relations
• Research
• Teaching (require additional studies)
• Psychology related fields

 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses
Midrand
Qualification structure
Year 1
Year 1 (Psychology & English)
• Communication Science 1
• English Literature Studies 1A & 1B
• Psychology 1A & 1B
• Linguistics 1A & 1B
• Political Science 1A & 1B
• Industrial Psychology 1A & 1B

Year 1 (Psychology & HR)
• Communication Science 1
• Psychology 1A & 1B
• Industrial Psychology 1A & 1B
• Human Resource Management 1
• Business Management 1A & 1B
• Employment Relations 1
• Management of Training 1

Year 1 (Psychology & Politics)
• Communication Science 1
• Psychology 1A & 1B
• Linguistics 1A & 1B
• Political Science 1A & 1B
• Industrial Psychology 1A & 1B
• Media Studies 1A & 1B
Year 2
Year 2 (Psychology & English)
• Communication Science 2
• English Literature Studies 2
• Linguistics 2
• Research Methodology
• Cultural Studies

Choose one group:

Group 1:
• Career Psychology
• Personnel Psychology
• Positive Psychology
• Personality Theories for Industrial Psychology

Group 2:
• Developmental Psychology 2A & 2B
• Personality Theories 2A & 2B

Year 2 (Psychology & HR)
• Communication Science 2
• Research Methodology
• Business English
• Employment Relations 2
• Human Resource Management 2A & 2B
• Management of Training 2

Choose one group:

Group 1:
• Career Psychology
• Personnel Psychology
• Positive Psychology
• Personality Theories for Industrial Psychology

Group 2:
• Developmental Psychology 2A & 2B
• Personality Theories 2A & 2B

Year 2 (Psychology & Politics)
• Media Theory 2
• Political Science 2
• Research Methodology
• Cultural Studies
• Law for Psychology Students

Choose one group:
Group 1:
• Career Psychology
• Personnel Psychology
• Positive Psychology
• Personality Theories for Industrial Psychology

Group 2:
• Developmental Psychology 2A & 2B
• Personality Theories 2A & 2B
Year 3
Year 3 (Psychology & English)
Choose one group:
Group 1:
• English Literature Studies 3
• Social Science Research Project: English Literature.
Group 2:
• Linguistics 3
• Social Science Research Project: Linguistics

AND
Choose one group:
Group 1:
• Group Dynamics
• Organisational Assessment and Evaluation
• Research in Social Sciences
• Counselling and Therapy Skills
• Work Integrated Learning (I/O Psych)
Group 2:
• Abnormal Behaviour 3A & 3B
• Individual Therapy
• Social Psychology
• Health and Community Psychology
• Neuropsychology or Assessment & Evaluation 3

Year 3 (Psychology & HR)
• Advanced Employment Relations
• Human Resource Management 3A & 3B
• Human Resource Planning and Development

Choose one group:

Group 1:
• Group Dynamics
• Organisational Assessment and Evaluation
• Research in Social Sciences
• Counselling and Therapy Skills
• Work Integrated Learning (I/O Psych)

Group 2:
• Abnormal Behaviour 3A & 3B
• Individual Therapy
• Social Psychology
• Health and Community Psychology
• NGOs Neuropsychology or Assessment & Evaluation 3

Year 3 (Psychology & Politics)
• Political Science 3
• Social Science Research Project: Political Science.

AND

Choose one group:
Group 1:
• Group Dynamics
• Organisational Assessment and Evaluation
• Research in Social Sciences
• Counselling and Therapy Skills
• Work Integrated Learning (I/O Psych)
• Leadership and Management of NPOs and NGOs

Group 2:
• Abnormal Behaviour 3A & 3B
• Individual Therapy
• Social Psychology
• Health and Community Psychology
• Neuropsychology or Assessment & Evaluation 3
• Leadership and Management of NPOs and NGOs