Rhodes University Psychology Department

By | April 10, 2022

Rhodes University Psychology Department

Rhodes University Psychology Department – See Details Below:


The Department of Psychology offers a range of courses embracing a wide curriculum representing major thrusts of contemporary psychology. The Department has a commitment to scholarship, academic freedom, dialogue, critical debate, academic rigour and enquiry, and integrity.

The department emphasises experiential, active and collaborative learning and a vision of research where theoretical and applied methods are highly valued. We offer the following courses:

1.Undergraduate courses in Psychology and Organisational Psychology which can be taken as part of the University’s BA, BSc, BSocSc and BCom degrees.

2.The Psychology Honours programme which has a broad-ranging curriculum which allows students to build a course which suits their future career aspirations

3.The Organisational Psychology Honours programme that offers foundations in Organisational Theory, Organisational Development, Research and Assessment.

4.Masters in Clinical Psychology that leads to registration with the Professional Board for Psychology as a Clinical Psychologist.

5.Masters in Counselling Psychology that leads to registration with the Professional Board for Psychology as a Counselling Psychologist.

6.Masters by thesis that allows students to explore a research topic in depth.

7.Doctoral studies in Psychology.

For further information about the Department, follow the links below:

  • Mental Health during the Lockdown
  • Mission Statement
  • The Social Change Award (2008 – 2017)
  • History
  • Awards & Prizes
  • Bursaries and Funding

hodes University Psychology Department Contact

Rhodes University Psychology Department Contact – See Details Below:

Contact Us

For information on courses offered in the Department, please refer to the following link on our web page:


For student transcripts, please contact the Registrar’s Division:  registrar@ru.ac.za

Otherwise, contact us by telephone, email or mail. Or visit the department. Conatct details are below.


Telephone: 046 603 7212 / 8500 / 8501
Fax: 046 603 7614


E-mail: b.mzangwa@ru.ac.za

Physical address

Department of Psychology
1 University Road

Postal address

Department of Psychology
Rhodes University
P O Box 94

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