This BPsych Equivalent is a professional programme that leads to registration with the HPCSA as a Registered Counsellor. This is an 18 month professional programme, meaning that it cannot be done part-time or via distance. Included within this programme is both the academic and practical components required to write the HPCSA board exam. This practical component includes the 720 hour supervised practicum, aligned to the professional training standards of the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974.
The practicum cannot be done separately to the academic components as candidates will need both the practicum portfolio and degree certificate in order to qualify to write their board exam.
For more information on this programme, admission requirements, and application forms, please visit the UKZN Postgraduate Webpage.
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