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More than 1300 applications for Africa’s first online Postgraduate Diplomas
13 January, 2015

The Faculty of Commerce has received overwhelming interest in its first online diplomas and admissions close on Thursday this week.

Since their official launch in August last year, applications for the online UCT Postgraduate Diploma in Management in Marketing and the online UCT Advanced Diploma in Business Project Management have increased dramatically. The final date for applications is Thursday, 15 January 2015.


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How to make a PhD even longer
17 December, 2014

A PhD journey is, by necessity, a long one, and for many the time between thesis marking and the wearing of the funny hat in Jammie Hall, is, by preference, as short as possible.This was not the case, however, for Dr Chao Mulenga, who put her family’s interests above her own academic need to graduate.

Dr Mulenga, who is attached to the Section of Organisational Psychology in Commerce, completed her thesis on Occupational Health Psychology (An explanatory model of antecedents and outcomes of the health and safety climate in the South African Construction Industry).
In total the doctoral route took 5 ½ years.


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Political psychology conference launched by UCT academics
04 December, 2014

Academics from the University of Cape Town are hosting South Africa’s first political psychology conference which will seek to the link between human behaviour and political action in the country’s changing political landscape

The conference is the brainchild of Dr Ines Meyer from the Section of Organisational Psychology in the Faculty of Commerce and Dr Shose Kessi from the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Humanities.


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