While there are so many uncertainties around the psychology professional training due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, not only at our university, but all universities in the country, the UFS is proceeding with caution regarding the 2020 clinical and counselling intake, which is now open until 31 May 2020. Enquiries regarding the application forms may be directed to Elize Du Plessis at However, should the situation change and we are not able to proceed as planned, we shall update such information on our website.

Please note that the closing date for the Master’s Applied Clinical and Counselling Psychology for intake 2021 is on 31 May 2020. No late applications will be considered or processed and no further correspondence with regards to late applications will be entered into.

Your first step is to apply at the University of the Free State. To do that, click on the following link.

The Department of Psychology will then email you the departmental application form and booklet.

The applications for the Applied Master’s Programme in Clinical and Counselling Psychology for intake 2021 are closed. No late applications will be considered.


T: +27 51 401 2240 or

Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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