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MSc. Psychology

About the Programme

The Post Graduate Department of Psychology was established in the year 2019. The Masters of Science in Psychology is a two years rigorous programme that offers a curriculum equipped to instil students with the prowess and acumen of Psychology. The program is to provide a comprehensive and in depth theoretical and practical understanding of psychology. This programme has been designed to ensure that every student is able to nurture their academic interest in psychology, along with their personal growth and awareness. The aim of the Department is to train the students in terms of personal and professional competency. The two year M.Sc. course, divided in four semesters, is taught by competent faculty, instils in the students the professional competence and urges to emerge as mental health professionals. The students are also taught to administer various Psychophysical, Personality, Intelligence and Neuropsychological assessments. Faculties are trained to use modern technology in classroom teaching and students are provided various practical exposures like visiting special schools, Hospitals, Rehabilitation centres, Industries and NGOs to learn skills and techniques in the fields of psychological assessments, counselling and psychotherapy and to apply psychology in organizational settings.

Eligibility for Admissions

A candidate who has passed B.A/B.Sc. Psychology, approved by M G University with a minimum of 50 % are eligible to pursue the M.Sc. Psychology Programme on a regular basis.

Program Objectives

  • Inculcate theoretical knowledge of psychological principles and experiments
  • Imparting advanced knowledge and skills and provide awareness regarding the latest development in the field of psychology
  • Acquisition of expertise in specialized fields like clinical psychology, educational psychology and industrial psychology
  • Provide a sound knowledge about the psychometric tools and assessment
  • Enable the students to administer and analyze the various psycho therapies and treatment methods
  • Facilitating learner to pursue career in professional areas of psychology
  • Develop a scientific attitude, knowledge about cognitive processes that govern human behavior and be able to communicate the understanding in simple and scientific language.
  • Enhance the professional skill of the student
  • To emphasize the strengthening of foundations towards a research-based approach to Psychology.
  • To help students apply psychological knowledge to real life situations