2023 (Apply in 2022)

Welcome to the Cognition & Co Masters Application Dates page; here you will find an up to date list of all opening and closing dates for professional Psychology programmes that begin in 2023.

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Clinical Psychology
Counselling Psychology
Educational Psychology
Industrial Psychology
Neuropsychology
Research Psychology
BPsych Equivalent Programmes

Clinical Psychology Masters Applications 2023

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Nelson Mandela University
07 May 202431 May 2024TBCNMU
North-West University
Mafikeng Campus
22 April 202430 June 202409 - 12 September 2024NWU
North-West University
Potchefstoom Campus
03 April 202430 June 202402 - 05 September 2024NWU
Rhodes University08 April 202410 June 202429 July - 02 August 2024.RU
Sefako Makgatho University10 April 202414 June 202415 - 19 July 2024SMU
Stellenbosch University01 May 202430 May 202429 - 31 July 2024SUN
University of Cape Town01 April 202431 May 202430 July - 05 August 2024UCT
University of Johannesburg01 April 202414 June 202412 – 16 August 2024UJ
University of KwaZulu-Natal21 June 202431 July 2024TBCUKZN
University of Limpopo06 May 20230 June 2024TBCUL
University of Pretoria01 April 202431 May 202412 - 16 August 2024UP
University of South Africa02 May 202422 May 202408 - 12 July 2024APPLICATION
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University of the Free State12 April 202431 May 202419 - 23 August 2024UFS
University of the Western Cape02 April 202424 May 202426 - 30 August 2024UWC
University of the Witwatersrand04 March 202403 May 202419 - 25 July 2024WITS
University of ZululandNo Programme for 2025

Counselling Psychology Masters Applications 2023

UniversityApplications OpenApplications CloseSelectionsOfficial Website
Nelson Mandela University
07 May 202431 May 2024TBCNMU
North-West University03 April 202430 June 202402 - 05 September 2024NWU
Rhodes University01 February 202431 March 202410 - 14 June 2024RU
University of Fort Hare15 June 202426 July 202426 - 28 August 2024UFH
University of Johannesburg01 April 202414 June 202426 – 30 August 2024UJ
University of KwaZulu-Natal21 June 202431 July 2024TBCUKZN
University of Pretoria01 April 202431 May 202428 August - 13 September 2024UP
University of the Free State12 April 202431 May 202419 - 23 August 2024UFS
University of the Witwatersrand04 March 202417 May 202429 July – 02 August 2024WITS

Educational Psychology Masters Applications 2023

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Stellenbosch UniversityOpen30 June 2024TBCSUN
University of JohannesburgOpen23 June 2024 @ 12h00TBCUJ
University of KwaZulu-Natal
University of PretoriaOpen31 July 2024TBCUP
University of the Witwatersrand04 March 202414 June 2024TBCWITS
University of Zululand

Industrial Psychology Masters Applications 2023

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Nelson Mandela University
North-West University
Rhodes University
Stellenbosch University01 May 202430 September 2024TBCSUN
University of Cape TownOpen31 October 2024TBCUCT
University of Fort Hare
University of Johannesburg01 April 202430 September 2024TBCUJ
University of KwaZulu-Natal21 June 202431 July 2024TBCUKZN
University of Pretoria
University of South Africa
University of the Western Cape
University of the WitwatersrandOpen30 September 2024TBCWITS

Neuropsychology Masters Applications 2023

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University of Cape Town01 May 202431 October 2024TBCUCT

Research Psychology Masters Applications 2023

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University of South Africa---Discontinued
University of Pretoria01 April 202431 May 202419 - 26 August 2024UP
University of KwaZulu-Natal21 June 202431 July 2024TBCUKZN
University of the Western Cape15 March 202431 August 2024TBCUWC
University of the WitwatersrandMarch 202413 September 2024TBCWITS
North-West University

BPsych Equivalent Applications 2023

UniversityAccredited ProgramApplications OpenApplications CloseStarting InOfficial Website
Nelson Mandela University
Psychometry15 April 202410 May 2024July 2024NMU
University of JohannesburgPsychometryJanuary 20247 March 2024July 2024UJ
Stellenbosch UniversityPsychometryMarch 202426 April ​2024July 2024SUN
University of South AfricaPsychometry
South African College of Applied PsychologyRegistered Counsellor
Cornerstone InstituteRegistered CounsellorApril 202412 July 2024January 2025RC
University of KwaZulu NatalRegistered Counsellor

Disclaimer: The universities may update their dates and these might not reflect on this Cognition & Co page. We will do all we can to make sure these dates are as accurate as possible but Cognition & Co cannot be held responsible for any errors or missed deadlines.