What is Psychology?

Psychology is the scientific study of human experience as it is lived in different political, socioeconomic and cultural settings. It is a science that offers a description of the range of human emotions, abilities and thought processes. It examines people’s attitudes and motives, both conscious and unconscious.

The discipline of Psychology contains broad and important areas of study such as clinical and counselling psychology, educational psychology and organisational psychology. Regarding the latter, this refers to the application of psychological research and theory to enhancing productivity and job satisfaction as well as solving problems related to work and with organisations.

Under this section you will be able to find information about the courses offered by the Psychology Department at Rhodes University:

Psychology I
Psychology II
Psychology III
Masters in Clinical or Counselling Psychology
Masters & PhD by Thesis

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