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Call for Applications: MPhil (Intellectual Disability)

Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health’s Calling for Applications for its MPhil in Intelectual Disability

DEGREE DESCRIPTION:

  • 2 years fulltime
  • 3 years part time
  • Non-professional Masters
  • Part 1: Coursework, assignments, clinical practicum and exam
  • Part 2: Minor dissertation on a topic relevant to Intellectual Disability

Please review details of the degree in the UCT Faculty of Health Science Handbook (MM006PRY06)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Approved degree in medicine; clinical psychology; occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy or nursing);
  • Registration with an appropriate regulatory body: HPCSA, SACSSP, SANC
  • Ability to attend weekly seminars and monthly clinical meetings clinics in the Cape Metro (The course cannot currently accommodate distance learning)

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please email your CV, proof of registration, application form and academic transcript to sr.kleintjes@uct.ac.za  using the subject Line: MPHIL ID APPLICATION

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM HERE.

Referees reports should be submitted directly to sr.kleintjes@uct.ac.za  

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS AND REFEREES REPORTS: 21 January 2019

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview scheduled for 28 January 2019 in Observatory, Cape Town

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