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Mission Statement 

The mission of the Department of Psychology is to provide students of psychology with a comprehensive introduction to this diverse scientific discipline. The Department is committed through its curriculum and the specialty training of its staff to represent the major sub-disciplines of psychology. The study of psychology at the University of Botswana should make students conversant with major areas of psychology and provide a foundation for professional practice and development. Psychology courses should also promote cross-fertilization of intellectual ideas and enhance multidisciplinary approaches to academic programs and behavioural research.

Objectives

  • To provide students with the necessary knowledge and research skills that would enable them to continue the study of psychology at a post-graduate level.
  • To provide students with the necessary knowledge and research skills to work in diverse settings that require the application and use of psychology.
  • To equip students with practical competencies for providing psychological services in public and private institutions.
  • To enhance the development of psychology as an academic discipline that is relevant to the local needs.

 

Contact Details :
4775 Notwane Rd. Gaborone, Botswana Private Bag UB 0022. Tel: +(267) 355 0000 Gaborone, Botswana