Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Psychology)
A postgraduate diploma in psychology programme (PGD) consists of at least four courses at 400-level and serves a number of purposes:
- It strengthens a studentís understanding of psychology by focusing on four areas at an advanced understanding of selected fields of psychology.
- It leads to admission into a masterís degree provided the applicant has achieved a GPA of at least 3.0 in the PGD.
Master of Arts
Although a Postgraduate Diploma is a normal entry qualification for the degree of Master, a student may apply for admission to a Masterís degree programme after completing two postgraduate courses with a GPA of at least 3.0. A degree of Master consists of either:
- at least four courses at 400-level as prescribed for the Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, and
- Thesis not exceeding 50,000 words; or
- at least four courses at 400-level as prescribed for the Postgraduate Diploma Psychology, and
- a Supervised Research Project not exceeding 30,000 words
To complete a doctorate in Psychology, a student must:
Have a Masters degree in Psychology or closely related field
Complete a dissertation