- Who am I?
- Values: What is important to you?
- Interests: What appeals to you?
- Skills/Aptitude: What are you good at?
- Personality: What makes you, you? / Who are you?
- Where am I going?
- How do I get there?
View the list of careers with their educational requirements.
Firstly, a Bachelor degree must be obtained with psychology as a major subject. Post-graduate study:
After completing this degree the prospective psychologist must apply for selection for an Honours degree in Psychology (1 year) and then apply for selection for a Masters degree in one of the five fields: clinical, counselling, educational, industrial or research psychology. The selection is a very intensive process and only a limited number of students are selected.
Registration: After complying with all the requirements for the Masters degree and successfully completing the internship, the prospective psychologist has to apply for registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa in one of the five recognised categories of clinical, counselling, educational, industrial or research psychology.
Degree: BSc degree course with Zoology as a major, with a second major such as: Botany, Chemistry, Physiology, Geology, Biochemistry, Genetics or Microbiology.