The Masters programme in Psychology is a two-year programme spread over four semesters. It aims at preparing individuals to work in clinical, child-guidance, and industrial settings, functioning as psychologists, providing psychological assessments and therapies suited to the needs of the clients they work with. Emphasis is placed on developing competencies in research and assessments through project work and internships. The programme equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue careers in research as well.
Students are provided with opportunities for self-exploration and personal growth as well as skills training and integration. Students joining this course are exposed to various settings in which mental-health care is provided through field-visits and internships. In addition, they are provided with opportunities to improve their personal awareness through workshops, mentoring programmes and personal counselling services.
BA/ B.Sc. with Psychology as one of the subjects with 40% aggregate of all optional subjects and 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in the cognate subject.
The course work follows a CBCS scheme with core theory and practicals as well as soft-core papers. The coursework gives students a strong grounding in theoretical as well as the application of the theory in various settings in the field of Psychology.
Students who successfully complete the requirements for Master of Science Degree in Psychology programme are eligible to pursue M.Phil , Ph.D or any other equivalent programme in any university or academic institution around the world. They are also eligible to assume the role of a psychologist in any applied field in any organization. Further, they could pursue a teaching career in Schools / Colleges / Universities.
The program’s diverse coursework helps aspiring psychologists, practitioners, academicians and researchers to develop effective, integrative and holistic skills and methods to contribute at large to the society by supporting healthy living.