The DLitt et Phil dDegree is offered by dissertation only, and registration can be on a full-time or part-time basis. It is the candidate’s responsibility to put forward a suitable research proposal but the Department of Psychology will provide significant mentoring and supervisory support during this process.

The candidate will be obliged to meet with the supervisor from time to time as and when required by the Department. Although this is a senior research Degree, there nevertheless are strict guidelines that must be adhered to, the purpose of which is to promote and support the candidate in obtaining the Degree in an efficient and effective fashion.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for registration, prospective candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in Psychology or a closely related discipline. The final decision regarding eligibility is a Faculty of Humanities and Senate matter.

Contact details

Name: Prof T Guse
Tel: 011 559 3248/ Email:

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
3,500 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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